Here’s the Scoop on New York’s First Boozy Ice Cream ‘Barlour’

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Tipsy Scoop is opening up in May and will offer all manner of 21-and-up frozen treats

We can’t think of a better mashup.

Hold onto your taste buds: Alcoholic ice cream is a thing (actually it has been for quite some time) and now New York City is getting its very own boozy ice cream ‘barlour’. The Tipsy Scoop will open May 7 on East 26th Street and Third Avenue. Savor unique flavors that could actually make you tipsy, like Patron-based margarita ice cream, Spiked Hazelnut Coffee, and Maple Bacon Bourbon.

On opening day, expect cool treats like “shots” of ice cream flavors served in sprinkle-rimmed glasses. Plus, the first 25 customers to arrive opening day will get $1 ice cream scoops, and the first 50 customers will snag a free t-shirt, according to AMNY.

The Daily Meal got a sneak scoop of some new flavors that will be showcased at the New York City shop: Irish Coffee (infused with Irish whiskey and coffee liqueur) and the Boilermaker (coffee ice cream infused with stout beer and Irish whiskey).

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We were immediately blown away by the Irish Coffee flavor which tasted like vanilla soft serve spiked with a few shots of whiskey. The perfectly creamy texture (perhaps amplified by the alcohol?) was well-balanced with the strong alcohol aftertaste. On the other hand, although the Boilermaker had a great chocolate ice cream base, we barely tasted the alcohol. Maybe the cocoa taste overpowered the stout? Either way, we’ll be first on line next month when Tipsy Scoop opens.