Saturday, October 23, 2004

Beer Shake or Beer Milk Shake

First, it's hard to know what to call it. In the store, we call it a Beer Shake because it doesn't have any milk in it... that is added milk; of course there is some milk in the Ice Cream. But in the press, we call it a Beer Milk Shake because otherwise people don't have any idea of what we're talking about!

So what's in it? It's really simple. Ice Cream and Beer. It's our really fresh and excellent ice cream from Perry's, and DogFish Head Chicory Stout.  FYI, World Wide Stout, when available, is better, but with a retail price of about $20 a bottle it is a bit out of the budget range we are use to.

So how do they make Chicory Stout? From the DogFish web site... "A dark beer made with a touch of roasted chicory, organic Mexican coffee, St. John's Wort, and licorice root. Brewed with whole-leaf Cascade and Fuggles hops, the grains include pale, wheat, roasted and oatmeal. We buy the coffee used in our Chicory Stout from the Oby Lee Coffee Roastery in Lewes."