Triple Monkey, Hopped Up Devil and Storm King Crunch sound more like beers than ice cream flavors.
Probably because the ice creams are inspired by beer.
Sold for years in Victory Brewing Company’s restaurant, the ice cream will now be more accessible. The Chester County brewer is now selling the stuff by the pint and quart in its Downingtown retail shop.
The ice creams are made from the liquid that doesn’t get used when Victory’s Golden Monkey, HopDevil and Storm King Stout are made.
Here’s how the company describes the process:
“Wort, an unfermented and unhopped liquid, is drawn from the initial stages of the brewing process. It is a wholly-natural product made only from water and malted barley. Some of that wort goes on to become beer, and some goes to the Victory Brewpub kitchen where our chefs transform it into ice cream.”
Sounds a little technical, but the flavors conjure visions of a creamy dessert, not an alcoholic liquid: banana with peanuts and caramel, cayenne and cinnamon with chocolate-covered coffee beans and chocolate ice cream with chocolate milk balls.