Monday, December 28, 2015

REVIEW: A McConnell's Christmas, Part 3 of 6 - Eureka Lemon & Marionberries


Our first two encounters with McConnell's utilized sweet and salty combinations, so for our third taste test a change of pace was in order. Eureka Lemon & Marionberries was the obvious choice. This flavor features, "Glorious, picked at their prime Oregon marionberries, cooked to a jammy perfection and folded into tart and tangy, Eureka lemon-infused California Central Coast, grass-fed milk & cream."


The first layer was about as aesthetically pleasing as you'll find. The vibrant violet streaks from the marionberries was so thick and abundant that it appeared to be its own individual ice cream. The light-yellow, lemon-infused base stayed in line with the bold flavors of the pints before, and when combined with the "jammy" swirls, provided one of the most tart creations we've tried. Just enough natural sweetness shines through to bring back the balance before it's too late. The result is a pint that should probably be enjoyed only a few spoonfuls at a time, but still another great combination of flavors that you simply won't see elsewhere.


Where I Found It: McConnell's Online Store
Grade: B

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