Tuesday, January 5, 2016

REVIEW: Alden's Salted Caramel


We first discovered Alden's organic ice cream about three years ago when we first reviewed their Cookies 'n Cream. Since polishing off that carton we haven't been able to access any more of Alden's flavors. That is until we ran across this carton of Salted Caramel in a recently-opened, nearby Whole Foods. Considering we'd tried most everything else in the freezer, we opted for this base-only option.


Upon opening the lid, I was greeted by an ice cream that was a lot more orange than I had been expecting. That made a lot more sense when following my first bite, my first though was butterscotch. As I tried a few more spoonfuls, the more unique it became. Hints of salted caramel were definitely in play, but I just couldn't manage to shake the butterscotch flavor profile. The good news was that it didn't matter, and that Alden's had created an above average base ice cream without the assistance of mix-ins.


Where I Found It: Whole Foods
Grade: B

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