Spirited Sundae

Ice cream-infused cocktails offer a doubly indulgent experience

Implications - Ice cream and spirit brands alike are offering hybrid dessert-cocktail experiences that replicate nostalgic flavors. This shift highlights the modern view toward "cheat day culture" and the next level food and beverage experiences that speak to the spirit of nostalgic flavor indulgence.
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Immersive Ice Cream Pop-Ups - Häagen-Dazs' Bär Häagen-Dazs Activation Features Craft Cocktails
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This Year and Hot 3,086 Clicks Pub: Jun 30, 17
Immersive Ice Cream Pop-Ups
Häagen-Dazs' Bär Häagen-Dazs Activation Features Craft Cocktails
Premium ice cream brand Häagen-Dazs has opened an immersive brand activation for Toronto residents to enjoy—Bär Häagen-Dazs is the name of the interactive pop-up which features artisanal... [More]
Adult Beer Float Cocktails - The Boozy Ginger Beer Beverage is Nostalgically Topped with Ice Cream
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Mild 399 Clicks Pub: Feb 5, 16
Adult Beer Float Cocktails
The Boozy Ginger Beer Beverage is Nostalgically Topped with Ice Cream
This Boozy Ginger Beer Float recipe by lifestyle blog Broma Bakery offers an adult-friendly version of the iconic root beer float comfort drink with slightly more sophisticated and mature... [More]
Cocktail-Inspired Ice Cream Parlors - Gin Mare is Launching a Pop-Up G&T-Themed Ice Cream Event
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This Year and Warm 877 Clicks Pub: May 26, 17
Cocktail-Inspired Ice Cream Parlors
Gin Mare is Launching a Pop-Up G&T-Themed Ice Cream Event
In celebration of World Gin Day in June, gin brand Gin Mare will be launching a gin and tonic-themed ice cream parlor. The event will be hosted at The Hoxton in London in collaboration with ice... [More]
Rosé-Based Ice Cream Flavors - The Smitten Ice Cream Brand Offers Several Distinct Seasonal Flavors
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This Year and Average 210 Clicks Pub: Jun 23, 17
Rosé-Based Ice Cream Flavors
The Smitten Ice Cream Brand Offers Several Distinct Seasonal Flavors
Smitten Ice Cream is a California dessert chain that offers a range of refreshing and distinct flavors that are offered on a seasonal basis. The most unique new flavor that the chain offers is its... [More]
Boozy Root Beer Floats - Brickyard's Root Beer Flip Blends Rich Flavors With a Frothy Texture
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Mild 188 Clicks Pub: Apr 27, 16
Boozy Root Beer Floats
Brickyard's Root Beer Flip Blends Rich Flavors With a Frothy Texture
Inspired by a classic childhood beverage, this boozy root beer float from Chandler, Arizona’s Brickyard bar boasts a rich flavor and frothy texture. Replacing traditional ice cream additives... [More]
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