This Father’s Day, Carvel Ice Cream is letting Dad eat, wear, and drink his cake with Fudgie the Whale and a re-release of Fudgie the Bear!
“When we think Father’s Day here at Carvel, we think about our beloved fathers and our beloved Fudgie the Whale,” said Nicolle Dubose, Senior Director of Brand Marketing at Carvel. “For over forty years, our iconic and loveable Fudgie the Whale has been part of celebrations big and small all across the country, for Father’s Day and beyond. And so this year, to celebrate Dad and our 85th birthday, we wanted to give our fans the opportunity to have Fudgie around in more ways than one — a cake, a swaggy hat and a delicious brew!”
For one day only this Father’s Day (Sunday, June 16), Carvel is offering FREE limited edition Fudgie the Whale Hats with the purchase of a Fudgie the Whale Cake while supplies last. The gift with purchase is exclusively available at all full service Carvel shoppes nationwide from open to close.
Carvel and Captain Lawrence Brewing are re-releasing the fan favorite limited edition Fudgie the Beer. Hitting store shelves the week of June 10, Fudgie the Beer will be available at finer retailers where Captain Lawrence is sold all across the east coast. Brewed with Carvel’s signature chocolate crunchies, fudge and vanilla ice cream at 6% ABV. Fudgie the Beer is the perfect dark, roasty and fudgie Father’s Day treat. Visit Fudgiethebeer.com to learn more.
Full press release below:
This Father’s Day, Carvel® Ice Cream is celebrating Dad by transforming its iconic mascot Fudgie the Whale® into two separate products. For the first time ever, Carvel is offering free, limited edition Fudgie the Whale hats in-shoppe on Father’s Day with the purchase of a Fudgie the Whale cake while supplies last, along with a re-release of the fan-favorite Fudgie the Beer in collaboration with Captain Lawrence Brewing.
Originally developed as a Father’s Day dessert touting the message “For a Whale of a Dad” in 1977, Carvel’s Fudgie the Whale has become a renowned and beloved symbol for celebrations showcased across pop culture for decades. And so, in honor of Carvel’s 85th birthday this year and to celebrate Father’s Day, the iconic ice cream franchise is offering Dad the opportunity to eat, drink and wear his Fudgie the Whale Cake, too.
Carvel fans can purchase a Fudgie the Whale cake at any full-service shoppe nationwide on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 16, and get a free limited-edition Fudgie the Whale hat while supplies last.
To complement this offer and jumping off the success of last year’s Father’s Day promotion, Carvel and Captain Lawrence Brewing are teaming up to re-release the popular Fudgie the Beer. Brewed with 6-percent ABV and Carvel’s signature chocolate crunchies, fudge and ice cream, Fudgie the Beer is the perfect dark, roasty and fudgie Father’s Day treat.
Hitting store shelves the week of June 10, Fudgie the Beer will be available at finer retailers wherever Captain Lawrence is sold across the east coast, including Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington DC, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, and Virginia. Fans can pre-order now for pick-up at Captain Lawrence Brewery through June 4th. Visit FudgietheBeer.com for more information.