July has arrived giving Ohio two reasons to celebrate: Ice Cream & Outer Space!
This month Ohio celebrates both National Ice Cream Month and the 50th Anniversary of Ohioian, Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon. To pull it all together, Ohio. Find It Here has rounded up a list of locally-made products with an extraterrestrial twist including your favorite: Ice Cream!
Here’s the scoop on Ohio’s frozen, intergalactic sweets and where to find them:
Young’s Jersey Dairy – Moon Rocks
Just outside of the artsy escape that is Yellow Springs, Ohio, Young’s Jersey Dairy is celebrating 150 years of scooping up the hearts of Ohio travelers. The lunar flavor is called Moon Rocks, a caramel-flavored homemade ice cream with chocolate-covered malt balls and marshmallows.
After indulging, moo-ve on over to the dairy barn where you can feed the goats or hut hut over to the putt putt course, Utters & Putters.
Dell’s Homemade Ice Cream & Coffee – E.T.
Elevate your summer to new galaxies at Dell’s Homemade Ice Cream in Powell where you’re guaranteed to launch your tastebuds to the next level. You’ll definitely want to phone home after trying their new E.T. flavor, a vanilla ice cream swirled with peanut butter & packed with peanut butter candies.
Dell’s also serves up coffees and teas to round out your perfect summer sampling.
Velvet Ice Cream – Blue Moon
Make a trip to Ye Olde Mill in Utica, the headquarters of Velvet Ice Cream to try their lunar-themed flavor, Blue Moon. The featured flavor consists of a vanilla ice cream with a fruity finish and mini marshmallows. Moon Walk Sundae.
Be sure to come back on Memorial Day Weekend for the annual Ice Cream Festival.
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams – Supermoon
With locations throughout central Ohio and beyond, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams gives you plenty of excuses to try their Supermoon flavor. The yellow half tastes like the most vanilla-vanilla marshmallow ever, and the blue side is like sweet and floral candied violet. Combine the two with sweetened cream and you’ve got an ice cream that tastes a lot like marshmallow cereal milk. HOLY COW is it delish.
With all of these sweet treats, you’ll be celebrating the lunar landing in style in Ohio.
Get the full scoop on Ohio Ice Cream with the statewide Ohio Ice Cream Trail, featuring 20 stops of locally made sweetness.
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