Jelly Belly beans are known for making grownups swoon. These "gourmet" candies first found their way into our hearts in 1976, changing the landscape of candy forever and making it "cool" for adults to get their sugar fix once again. And they've been favorites of presidents and heroes along the way.
Laine Doss Draft Beer Jelly Bellys: Magic beans available now.
President Ronald Reagan famously always had a jar of red, white, and blue Jelly Belly beans on his desk in the oval office and on Air Force One (in fact, a portrait of the former president, made from 10,000 beans, hangs in the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library) and Jelly Bellys have rocketed off into space with Sally Ride on the Challenger. Jelly Belly also sponsors athletes and has its own cycling team.
Of course, Jelly Belly's flavors have always been sophisticated enough for an adult palate with flavors like popcorn, mojito, pomegranate cosmopolitan, and chili mango being favorites. But recently, Jelly Belly launched a new flavor that completely won my heart before I could get my hands on a single bean -- draft beer.More »