ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – New Yorkers now have a new way to beat the summer heat: beer and cider ice cream.
The state has allowed the sale of wine ice cream for a decade, but lawmakers voted earlier this year to add beer and cider in an effort to capitalize on consumer interest.READ MORE: Inspiration4 Crew Returns To Earth After Historic Flight
The measure requires the frozen products to contain no more than 5 percent alcohol and prohibit sales to anyone younger than 21.READ MORE: New Yorkers Soak Up The Sun For The Last Weekend Of Summer
The bill’s sponsor, Republican Sen. James Seward, said the products will combine two of New York’s leading industries: dairy and locally-produced beer and cider.MORE NEWS: Teen Stabbed To Death After Dutchess County High School Football Game, Former Student Charged
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