Häagen-Dazs rolls out 7 new alcohol-infused ice cream flavors

The new flavors will hit store shelves nationwide by April.
The suggested retail price for the ice cream is $5.29. [Häagen-Dazs]
The suggested retail price for the ice cream is $5.29. [Häagen-Dazs]
Published February 11
Updated February 11

Bacon and eggs, peanut butter and jelly, burger and fries ... alcohol and ice cream?

Come April, the uncommon but intriguing pairing will come to supermarket freezers nationwide thanks to Häagen-Dazs, which recently announced plans to add seven alcohol-infused ice cream flavors to its lineup by then.

The Minnesota-based company says its flavors will include Irish Cream Brownie, Rum Tres Leches, Vanilla Bean Bourbon Truffle, Non-Dairy Amaretto Black Cherry Almond Toffee and Irish Cream Cookie Squares.

“The Spirits Collection was expertly crafted to offer new, extraordinary ways to indulge," said Rachel Jaiven, Häagen-Dazs' brand manager. 

While the ice cream's flavors will mimic that of booze, don't expect to build up a buzz after a few scoops: The products have a 0.5 percent alcohol by volume, a similar amount to what's used to make nonalcoholic beer.

No ID will be required to purchase, the company said, and all flavors are available in 14 oz. cartons and cookie squares at a suggested retail price of $5.29.

 

THE FLAVORS

 

Irish Cream Brownie: Rich Irish Cream-infused ice cream is folded together with chocolate brownie pieces and a decadent fudge swirl.


Rum Tres Leches: A Latin American inspired indulgence, smooth white rum-infused ice cream pairs with thick ribbons of dulce de leche and chunks of Tres Leches cake.


Bourbon Vanilla Bean Truffle: A classic pairing: creamy vanilla bean ice cream is studded with chocolate truffles and finished with a spicy bourbon swirl.


Stout Chocolate Pretzel Crunch: A pub-inspired indulgence: Stout infused chocolate ice cream with notes of toasted malt is studded with chocolatey covered pretzels and decadent fudge swirls.


Bourbon Praline Pecan: Raise a spoon to lusciously smooth bourbon ice cream infused with brown sugar bourbon swirls and the intense crunch of praline pecans.


Non-Dairy Amaretto Black Cherry Almond Toffee: Sweet black cherry jam and almond toffee pieces are folded into nutty Amaretto-infused non-dairy frozen dessert.


Irish Cream Cookie Squares: Chocolate cookie topped with Irish Cream-infused ice cream dipped in coated in rich dark chocolate 

 

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