A local ice cream giant is celebrating a milestone with a treat for its fans

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The Cincinnati ice cream maker Grater's started in 1868 and is now run by the fourth generation.

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When the stars align in the ice cream universe, it’s a beautiful phenomenon.

Graeter’s Ice Cream will celebrate both National Ice Cream Day and its 149th birthday on Sunday, July 21. The occasion will be celebrated with $1.49 single scoop sugar cones at every Graeter’s Ice Cream shop location. The offer is only available on the 21st.

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For 149 years, Graeter’s has been introducing unsuspecting twists on traditional ice cream flavors. More recently, “Honeycomb” was released and its proven to be sweet nectar to ice cream lovers.

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Honeycomb is made of a combination of molasses honeycomb candy ice cream with crunchy honeycomb pieces. The flavor was inspired by a popular candy Graeter’s Ice Cream used to make called Molasses Sponge Candy according to a release.

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