The beloved coffee and doughnut chain is trying its hand at something a little more adult.
Dunkin’ Donuts has announced they will be releasing a specialty dark beer, brewed with their own Dunkin’ Donuts Dark Roast Coffee, to celebrate winter solstice.
The beer was created in collaboration with Wormtown Brewery in nearby Worcester, MA, where one of the first Dunkin’ Donuts started.
“We’re thrilled to partner with Wormtown to launch DDark Roasted Brew,” Rob Branca, a local Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owner in Worcester, said in a statement to Food & Drink. “Worcester is home to one of the first Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants so we know how much residents love the brand and our coffee. This partnership with Wormtown continues to drive innovation in Worcester and we are excited to brew up something extra bold to help our loyal guests to celebrate the darkest day of the year.”
The Canton, Massachusetts-based outfit will be releasing their limited-edition brew at 11:28 a.m. on December 21, exclusively at the Wormtown Brewery taproom.
The signature DDark Roasted Brew “features full-roasted coffee flavor reminiscent of freshly-ground beans with a creamy mouthfeel,” the doughnut brand said in a press release.
This isn’t the first foray into beer for the doughnut shop – in September, Dunkin’ Doughnuts worked on a collaboration with North Carolina-based Catawba Brewing Company to celebrate National Coffee Day. The Dunkin’ Punkin Brown Ale was brewed with “original Dunkin’ Donuts flavoring,” Food & Drink reports.