Häagen-Dazs just announced they will be releasing alcoholic ice cream flavors in April.
We tried them all out to see which one we liked best.
The ice cream will be available nationwide for everyone 21+.
Earlier this week, legacy ice cream brand Häagen-Dazs announced a new line of boozy treats. From a smooth Irish cream to a fruity amaretto, the line of alcohol-infused treats included seven new flavors that blend strong spirits with sweets.
“We started working on these products at the beginning of 2018,” Häagen-Dazs Spirits flavor developer, Aaron Butterworth told INSIDER. “We tasted different alcohols and paired them with the different candies and cookies and things like that and mixed them all up in the lab and came up with these seven products.”
We put them all to the test and tried each before they hit shelves this April.
Rum Tres Leches is pretty sweet
As someone who grew up eating tres leches cake on the regular, I’ve never quite come around to liking it. Although this was a blind taste test, I could immediately recognize the chewy pieces of cake hidden within the rum-flavored ice cream. The treat has a good flavor but seems to be a bit sweeter than the others.
Non-Dairy Amaretto Black Cherry Almond Toffee has a fruity base
With just the right amount of sweet, this non-dairy ice cream is a delight for anyone who prefers fruit-flavored ice cream to the traditional chocolate or vanilla base. With a strong nutty flavor balancing out the black cherry amaretto swirls, this creation was so smooth and creamy I couldn’t even tell it was made without milk. I’d highly recommend enjoying this dessert with some warm shortbread or a raspberry sauce.
Irish Cream Brownie tastes just like what it is advertised as
This Häagen-Dazs flavor truly tastes like brownies a la mode decadence. Like the cookie squares, this ice cream tastes exactly like the liquor it’s meant to impersonate. It’s milky and has just the right amount of chocolate brownie chunks. Pair this with an espresso or actual brownie and let the ice cream do the rest of the work.
Irish Cream Ice Cream Cookie Squares are a boozy ice-cream sandwich option
These cookie squares might have just turned me into an ice cream sandwich person. With a thick coat of dark chocolate on the outside, biting into this frozen dessert gives you a delightful crunch. That paired with the rich Irish cream and rich chocolate cookie makes this dessert a must-have. Although, as a fair warning, these bars can get a bit messy, so enjoy with a napkin and protect any light-colored clothing from unwanted chocolate stains.
Stout Chocolate Pretzel Crunch seems to be the favorite among early consumers.
This seemed to be the favorite of Häagen-Dazs attendees and I understand why. Typically, I’m not a huge beer drinker, so I was shocked to find out this chocolate creation was in the top three of my blind taste test.
The ice cream itself very clearly tastes like a stout, with a strong aftertaste. But, after a few …read more
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