Tuesday, December 29, 2015

REVIEW: A McConnell's Christmas, Part 4 of 6 - Whiskey Pecan Praline


Combining ice cream with spirits isn't groundbreaking by any means, however when you have a company that isn't afraid of using bold flavoring such as McConnell's, we weren't sure what to expect. McConnell's Whiskey Pecan Praline doesn't show up on their regular rotation of flavors (yet), but thanks to a reader that already submitted a review of this flavor, we know the official breakdown of what's inside, "Buttery, salt-roasted 'n caramel-coated pecan pralines, folded into California Central Coast, grass-fed milk & cream, spiked with rich, mouth-coating, smoky spicy Kentucky Bourbon."


The first layer of the booze-infused sweet cream base may have looked unassuming, but the situation slightly underneath was completely different. The Kentucky Bourbon provided an ample amount of back end bite for the sweet cream, giving this base a uniqueness you aren't likely to find elsewhere. Add in the soft, buttery pecan pralines with gobs of gooey caramel and this was another easy A.


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

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