Another New York City ice cream shop is coming to DC, but this time with booze
A bar disguised as an ice cream store is coming to D.C. The Boozy Tipsy Scoop ice cream empire is storming the nation’s capital in November with its first-ever “bar lounge” exterior of New York.
Billed as New York Metropolis’s first alcoholic ice cream parlor, Tipsy Scoop caters to candy tooths looking for pleasure in each chilly chunk. Tipsy scoop (675 I Road NW) slides into the previous residence of all-day espresso store Baker’s Daughter, which simply opened a brand new location in Georgetown this week. The Tipsy Scoop’s comfortable opening date is ready for Saturday, November 18, with plans to function Tuesday by way of Sunday from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Tipsy Scoop focuses on ice cream, sorbets, sorbets, and wine, with a whole lot of love for the locals. DC may have its personal taste that unites cherry blossom ice cream with Civic Vodka from Ivy Metropolis Distiller Republic Restoratives.
Every cup, cone and pint is available in at 5% ABV, or the equal of normal beer, with flavors that mimic the style of basic and up to date cocktails. Crowd-pleasing favorites making their approach to Washington, D.C. embody darkish chocolate, salted caramel whiskey, spiked hazelnut iced espresso, and Mexican scorching chocolate tequila and mango margarita.
The Manhattan flagship started discovering success in 2017, adopted by two extra New York Metropolis “lounges” in Lengthy Seaside and Brooklyn. After D.C., Tipsy Scope is embarking on a West Coast growth to Phoenix and Portland subsequent spring.
Tipsy Scoop is the most recent Huge Apple model to interrupt into the D.C. market. New York Metropolis import Van Leeuwen Ice Cream makes its debut in 2023 with three new shops unfold throughout town. And Brooklyn’s beloved Malay City simply introduced plans to convey its Indian-influenced flavors to the 14th Road NW hall subsequent spring.
Patrons can experience as much as the Tipsy Scoop to order drunken ice cream “flights” on a picket board or seasonal sundaes embellished with sprinkles, gummies and different unique toppings. Enjoyable fall flavors embody a clay chip made with Mozart chocolate pumpkin, espresso liqueur, and Barr Hill Bees Knees Sorbet.
The 21-and-over dessert store will even be stocked with pints, ice cream sandwiches and muffins for buy, with takeout, supply and catering choices.
Founder Melissa Taffs comes from an extended line of ice cream lovers, courting again to her great-grandfather who offered selfmade scoops from a push cart in Scotland. Her great-grandfather was beforehand president of the Ice Cream Alliance of Nice Britain.
The DC space’s ice cream recreation is on hearth proper now. The most recent new possibility is Crème de la Crop, an all-vegan store from a former Michelin-starred pastry chef, in Herndon, Virginia.