You know what? I really like this ice cream! It is definitely very sweet, borderline too sweet even, but it is hitting the spot after 2 hours of clearing a foot of snow from the driveway. Funny thing is, I'm not even that big a fan of maple. Sure, I can't eat pancakes or waffles without syrup, but I go with Aunt Jemima or Mrs. Butterworth. I've spent my life with these two and whenever I've tried real maple syrup, I find that it's just not my style.
Wow, I'm having a little trouble stopping at the moment. I can't believe I've been won over by a maple flavor. It's very sweet, but it just goes so well with the excellent texture and quality of the Ben & Jerry's ice cream. I could easily finish off this container right now. The excuse I would use? I'm looking for brownie chunks! I can't resist a taste brownie chunk and these ones are quite good. They do vary in size, but they have a nice and somewhat chewy texture for something that's frozen. Chewy really isn't the right word though. I say chewy and you're thinking bad thing, but I mean it in a good way here. (if you can think of the right word to use, let me know).
I have been won over by the limited batch and I am very ok with that. Maple fans will love this and I'm guessing the majority of the rest of us will greatly appreciate it as well. The worst thing I could say is that part of me wishes there was a brownie bit in every bite, but hey, absence makes the heart grow fonder. Great job on this one, thanks for the snack!
On Second Scoop: Quality stuff, no denying it. If you love maple, go buy a few pints. If you want something sweet, go buy a pint. This one's different, but you should definitely try it.