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Brooklyn Gets The Scoop From Milkmade



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Do you know about Milkmade yet? You should. For six years, this locally created company has been crafting two unique, delicious flavors of ice cream every month and hand-delivering it to their lucky subscribers. We're talking Pop Tarts Ice Cream, Chinatown Chocolate, Maple Pancake, Salted Watermelon, Fingerlakes PBnJ — you know, the kind of 'screams that dreams are made of. Last week they launched their Tasting Room in Carroll Gardens, and last night they invited the best of Brooklyn Yelp out for a scoop of the good stuff. Read on for the creamy, delicious reviews, and for more fun!

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Ice cream doesn't get more inventive and delectable than this. As Matteo R puts it, "All the flavors I tried were fantastic: rich and creamy, with a distinct character." You know it is seriously high quality, when each option is so interesting and different, but everyone has a different favorite! For Alyssa P, it was all about the Chinatown Chocolate. "Loved the dark cocoa and added cinnamon. This is a scoop that makes me want to cuddle up on the couch, chocolate + cinnamon = so cozy and comfortable." 

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Alternatively, Amira A was enamored with the blueberry: "It was very creamy and perfectly sweetened. I've never had blueberry ice cream before but I'm in love." Likewise, Cassidy P was loving the PBnJ, "interesting and not too overwhelmingly peanut buttery," and red velvet cheesecake was a stellar standout as well!

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"And do you know what makes ice cream even better? Beer!" Kenny C likes answering his own questions: "Each ice cream was available with a custom pairing from Threes Brewing in Gowanus. Threes is my happy place. If you haven't been, you need to go there and try all of their beers."

The bottom line though is that whatever these lovely Milkmaids are making, you want a scoop. A huge thanks to Diana (the founder) and Lauren for welcoming us into their shop, and I'll see you all over there this summer! Otherwise, we'll just have to subscribe and eat it in the comfort of our own homes…which is the best consolation prize I can think of.

Cheers,
Peter D

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