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malt flavor ice cream?

effang Sep 23, 2009 07:41 PM


does anybody know where i can purchase malt flavor ice cream? not vanilla malt flavor ice cream, not chocolate malt flavor ice cream, but plain malt flavor ice cream?

looking for anywhere in California!


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    glbtrtr Sep 23, 2009 08:03 PM

    Ahhh, memories of Horlicks tablets which one can still get at Vermont Country Store. Then you can make your own.

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      effang Sep 23, 2009 08:23 PM

      useful, but i have a caveat, this is for a bet. i bet my friend that we can no longer find strictly "malt flavor ice cream". and i'm hoping to prove my friend wrong! i would love to be proved wrong to find the store though.

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        glbtrtr Sep 23, 2009 09:37 PM

        Reminds me of Baskin and Robbins Irish Jamocha I had 40 years ago and never saw it again. It was Irish whisky flavored coffee icecream with chocolate chunks. Maybe it was just a SF Bay area thing with the Buena Vista Cafe in SF serving their legendary Stanton Delaplane approved Irish Coffees. Who says you lose your memory when you get old?

        And B&R had molasses icecream too for all to short a run. And why is it you have to go to Europe to get licorice icecream.

    2. monku Sep 23, 2009 08:32 PM

      Are you referring to Carnation Frozen Malts?

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        kellithina Sep 23, 2009 10:33 PM

        Thrifty's used to have a malt ice cream. Chocolate with tiny little malt balls.
        It was pretty good.

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          glbtrtr Sep 23, 2009 11:05 PM

          Ummm, that was vanilla with little malt balls and they still have it. I think it is almost their number one seller, at least here locally.

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            RTee Sep 23, 2009 11:48 PM

            It's called Chocolate Malted Krunch and I have a tub of it in my freezer right now. =) Rite-Aid bought out Thrifty's but the ice cream kept the brand because it was so good.

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            normalheightsfoodie Sep 24, 2009 10:04 AM

            Contact Mariposa Ice Cream in San Diego and see what they know.

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              RaquelRaquel Apr 5, 2013 05:27 AM

              came across this discussion and thought I'd let you know that in this day and age (2013), malt is fairly popular on the east coast. Il Laboratorio del Gelato has a really nice version--that's in NYC.

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