In what turned out to be a brilliant marketing strategy, Ben & Jerry's teased us earlier this week by tweeting out a heads up that they'd be unveiling new flavors the next day. And then the world was waiting with bated breath.
Come Monday, the ice cream company revealed its new "Core" line, which features six new flavors with centers of either fudge, caramel or raspberry jam. It might be a revolutionary concept, in theory, if you can guarantee that every bite has every flavor, avoiding a common complaint about swirled flavors that might only have fudge, for example, in some parts.
In reality? Read on to find out.
Hazed & Confused
Hazelnut and chocolate ice creams with fudge chips and a hazelnut chocolate swirl
One taster's first reaction was, "Ugh! The core is so thick and gloppy. It sticks to my mouth like a dog eating peanut butter."
Another agreed, but thought the flavor was spot-on. "As a self-described Nutella connoisseur, the core is delicious flavor-wise, but texture-wise it'sRead More »from The Real Scoop on Ben & Jerry's New Core Flavors