Finally: Beer-flavored jelly beans

Jelly Belly debuted Draft Beer as its newest flavor on Saturday. While the news comes only one month after the December release of its Tabasco Dark Chocolate flavor, the latest addition to the Jelly Belly family is one that has been three years in the making. …

To pay homage to Jelly Belly’s German ancestry, the company matched the taste of the candy to a Hefeweizen ale — but don’t add Draft Beer jelly beans to the cocktail bar just yet.

“The recipe includes top secret ingredients, but I can tell you it contains no alcohol,” Ambrose Lee, Jelly Belly’s research and development manager, said in a press release.