Wednesday, September 17, 2014

REVIEW: Dairy Queen Apple Pie Blizzard


Earlier this month we were contacted by Dairy Queen to promote this month's Blizzard of the Month, the all new Apple Pie Blizzard: delicious cinnamon apple with cinnamon pie pieces blended with creamy vanilla soft serve and garnished with whipped topping and cinnamon sprinkles. They've paired this pie themed Blizzard up with an old favorite, the Pumpkin Pie Blizzard. Between these two, they're asking consumers to pick their favorites. Last year, we ranked the Pumpkin Pie Blizzard among the best we'd ever had, giving it a the coveted grade A rating. When we were handed our Apple Pie Blizzard above, it seemed as the competition might indeed be a close one.


Plunging the signature red spoon through the tall layer of whipped cream dusted with cinnamon, we grabbed a bit of everything on the way out. The airy whipped topping quickly faded away to the cinnamon apple infused soft serve sitting below, something we've never seen from Dairy Queen. Adding the ideal amount of crunch and cinnamon sugar spices, the bits of pie crust ties everything together. While we enjoyed the Apple Pie Blizzard, it couldn't live up to the high bar set by the Pumpkin Pie version.


Where I Found It: Dairy Queen
Grade: B

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