From blackberry sage to butterscotch rosemary
Häagen Daz Japan will debut two vegetable flavors, Carrot Orange and Cherry Tomato, on May 12. Here’s a glimpse at other wacky new ice cream flavors that have been publicized worldwide so far in 2014:
• Soy sauce ice cream with wasabi sesame topping at Chinatown Ice Cream Factory in New York City.
• Blackberry Sage at Treat Dreams in Ferndale, Michigan, is exactly what it sound like: blackberries and fresh sage.
• Lick Ice Creams in Austin, Texas, has made Grapefruit Champagne Marshmallow, grapefruit ice cream with “champagne marshmallows.”
• Ample Hills Creamery in Brooklyn, New York, announced a whiskey butterscotch flavor boasting “homemade whiskey toffee coated in white chocolate.”
• Butterscotch Rosemary Budino ice creamis the new spring flavor offered by Coolhaus, a fleet of artisanal ice cream sandwich trucks nationwide.
• Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams rolled out a pine-flavored Oregon Fir and Cedarwood Vanilla with a “small amount of Peru balsam (extracted from an Ecuadorian wood).”
• In Scottsdale, Arizona, Sweet Republic offers a beer ice cream, Hop Knot IPA.
• Baskin-Robbins unveiled popcorn ice cream with buttered popcorn crisps and salty caramel ribbon.
• Salt & Straw in Portland, Oregon, says honey nougat and “heavy ribbons of bacon infused caramel plus candied pecans” make up its Xocolatl de Davíd Bacon Raleigh Bar Ice Cream.
• U.K. ice cream maker Charlie Harry of “Lick Me I’m Delicious” claims that his Viagra flavor “The Arousal” contains a 25mg dose of the blue male-enhancement pill in each scoop and tastes like champagne. He is also known for a “glow in the dark” kind made from the luminescent protein in jellyfish.
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