Your favorite Ben & Jerry's flavor is turning into your new favorite beer

Jun 22, 2016 at 10:42 a.m. ET

Your favorite Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavor is taking on the form of beer. Are we dreaming? This is a dream, right?

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No, it's no dream. This is really happening. New Belgium Brewing Company is teaming up with Ben & Jerry's to create Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ale. Bottles hit shelves this fall, and $50,000 of the proceeds will go to Protect Our Winters, a nonprofit dedicated to raising awareness on climate change.

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This is actually the second time Ben & Jerry's has collaborated with New Belgium — which is how I know this isn't a dream I'm having right now. (Although, you still never know.) Last year the company created the Salted Caramel Brownie.

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Anyway, if you're the obsessive type (or just super forgetful), you can sign up for alerts so you can be the first one at your local grocery store buying up all the beer — and leaving quickly enough so that no one notices what you just did and word gets out. Does chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream-flavored beer even make sense? Who cares? I think we need to find out anyway.

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