Dairy Queen Dipped Strawberry with Ghirardelli Blizzard Quick Review

Dairy Queen Dipped Strawberry with Ghirardelli Blizzard

February being known for Valentine’s Day and the Super Bowl, I’m glad DQ took the former for inspiration for this month’s treat. I can’t even begin to imagine the horrors of a TB12 approved Blizzard. Avacado Avalanche? Kale and the Black Bean Stalk? You may be QB1 on my fantasy team sir, but you will be my Blizzardista over my artery clogged corpse. Dairy Queen Dipped Strawberry with Ghirardelli Blizzard places a safer bet by upgrading their older Choco Covered Strawberry Blizzard with Ghiradelli chocolate. Wise and tasty move DQ. You can find my review over at The Impulsive Buy.

Now Gronk, I bet he would know how to make a Blizzard. Kahlua, Bailey’s, Creme de Cacao ice creams filled white fudge covered brownies. Gronk if you’re horny people.

Baskin-Robbins York Peppermint Pattie Ice Cream Quick Review

Baskin-Robbins York Peppermint Pattie Ice Cream Review

York Peppermint Pattie fans unite and fight back against Santa’s shadowy puppet masters! Too long has the holiday peppermint conversation been dominated by a weirdly shaped hard candy. Read more about the dark forces driving this grave injustice in my review of Baskin-Robbins York Peppermint Pattie Ice Cream over at The Impulsive Buy.

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Dairy Queen Candy Cane Chill Blizzard Review

Need to bribe your way off the naughty list? Santa will love the Dairy Queen Candy Cane Chill Blizzard. Because as a wise man once said, “life is short and hard like a bodybuilding elf, so you better be good for goodness sake lest Santa sends you to North Politentiary and you face minty death by candy cane stabbity, stabbity.”

You can find my full review over at The Impulsive Buy.

Dairy Queen Triple Truffle Blizzard

Triple Truffle Blizzard

 

The Triple Truffle Blizzard is Dairy Queen’s Blizzard of the Month for August and features fudge, caramel, and peanut butter truffles in vanilla soft serve. While advertised as blended with chocolate topping, apparently cocoa beans are in short supply because my Blizzard didn’t seem to contain any.
Triple Truffle Blizzard The feast begins with whole truffle pieces the size and shape of mini peanut butter cups. To get a feel for the flavors, I sampled each truffle flavor individually with ice cream before going for the ménage à truffle.

 

The only truffle that is not muted when eaten separately is the peanut butter variety. It is the best of the group (although I am a card carrying peanutbutteraholic), but it is quite salty and gritty. If that is not your idea of an enjoyable peanut butter experience, proceed with caution.
The caramel truffle is creamy and finishes with a deeper, burnt taste that is slightly reminiscent of coffee. The fudge truffle on the other hand can’t punch through the ice cream on its own despite a solid fudge flavor in the absence of competing elements.
 

Triple Truffle Blizzard

 

While none of them will be mistaken for a premium quality candy, each are enjoyable in their own way. That said, when multiple pieces find their way onto your spoon the Triple Truffle becomes, dare I say, three times as good. The peanut butter and caramel play particularly well together while the fudge lends a needed chocolaty boost.
Overall, despite a reasonable level of mix-ins, there are not enough of them in quantity or quality to serve as the only unique element to the accompanying vanilla soft serve. I can’t help but wonder if the whole package would have worked better with the advertised chocolate topping component that I missed out on.