A line of ice creams spiked with a hefty dose of liquor is a trend in the food and beverage industry that has recently taken off tremendously. Unsurprising, because who doesn’t love ice cream? Or booze? Surely, nothing packs a punch like the two put together in one heavenly scoop. Note that the ice cream in question is not merely flavored with alcohol, but actually contains an ABV (alcohol by volume) of a cocktail, so be sure to enjoy responsibly!
However, creating alcohol-infused ice cream is more than a simple matter of combining the ice cream and booze. Dunking ice cream into liquor only serves to create a melty puddle of mess. This is because alcohol has a much lower freezing point than ice cream, and doing so will not retain the creamy semi-solid texture of the frozen dessert we all love. In good news, a handful of wildly inventive pioneers have figured out a foolproof way to stabilize the alcohol in several innovative ways to give us a final product of sheer beauty. As a result, we now have a proliferation of ice cream ‘bars’ in the market, which provide you with the most blissful experience of eating ice cream while also getting buzzed. No wonder then, that it’s open only to those of above the legal drinking age.
Around the late 90s, Manhattan was gaining prominence as a “drinks wasteland.” With little variety, the art of making and inventing cocktails had taken a backseat. A Cosmopolitan was as sophisticated as it could get before the Appletini came along. In a time when men dominated the scene behind the bar, a woman made her way to the forefront and revolutionised the art of making craft cocktails.
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With a name as literal as that to boot, one can only imagine the ‘auspicious’ circumstances under which this cheeky cocktail recipe was born. Back in the 19th century, the moralists had a temporary victory over ‘societal evils’ when a ban was imposed on the production, import, and sale of alcohol.