Calendar An icon of a desk calendar. Cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across. Caret An icon of a block arrow pointing to the right. Email An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of the Facebook "f" mark. Google An icon of the Google "G" mark. Linked In An icon of the Linked In "in" mark. Logout An icon representing logout. Profile An icon that resembles human head and shoulders. Telephone An icon of a traditional telephone receiver. Tick An icon of a tick mark. Is Public An icon of a human eye and eyelashes. Is Not Public An icon of a human eye and eyelashes with a diagonal line through it. Pause Icon A two-lined pause icon for stopping interactions. Quote Mark A opening quote mark. Quote Mark A closing quote mark. Arrow An icon of an arrow. Folder An icon of a paper folder. Breaking An icon of an exclamation mark on a circular background. Camera An icon of a digital camera. Caret An icon of a caret arrow. Clock An icon of a clock face. Close An icon of the an X shape. Close Icon An icon used to represent where to interact to collapse or dismiss a component Comment An icon of a speech bubble. Comments An icon of a speech bubble, denoting user comments. Ellipsis An icon of 3 horizontal dots. Envelope An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook An icon of a facebook f logo. Camera An icon of a digital camera. Home An icon of a house. Instagram An icon of the Instagram logo. LinkedIn An icon of the LinkedIn logo. Magnifying Glass An icon of a magnifying glass. Search Icon A magnifying glass icon that is used to represent the function of searching. Menu An icon of 3 horizontal lines. Hamburger Menu Icon An icon used to represent a collapsed menu. Next An icon of an arrow pointing to the right. Notice An explanation mark centred inside a circle. Previous An icon of an arrow pointing to the left. Rating An icon of a star. Tag An icon of a tag. Twitter An icon of the Twitter logo. Video Camera An icon of a video camera shape. Speech Bubble Icon A icon displaying a speech bubble WhatsApp An icon of the WhatsApp logo. Information An icon of an information logo. Plus A mathematical 'plus' symbol. Duration An icon indicating Time. Success Tick An icon of a green tick. Success Tick Timeout An icon of a greyed out success tick. Loading Spinner An icon of a loading spinner.

Ice cream cafe cheers customers up with a new BEER-flavoured sorbet

Post Thumbnail

As the weather hots up, this parlour has put a boozy twist on one of its sorbets.

An ice cream shop in Broughty Ferry has launched a new unique flavour to help customers cool down.

Visocchi’s Cafe on Gray Street launched the Peroni Nastro Azzurro sorbet which contains the 5.1% ABV popular Italian beer.

Created by master gelatiere and co-owner Roberto Caira, the product is only available to those aged 18 and over.

Marco Caira co-owner of the venue which opened in 1954 and brother to Roberto, said: “We have now created more than 800 flavours. The sorbet tastes exactly like the beer. We thought, ‘What’s more Italian than Peroni?’ So we put the ice cream and beer together to see what would happen.

“We created a Kopparberg Mixed Fruit Cider flavour which went down a storm last year, so we made all the other ones. We’ve also won awards for our pink champagne sorbet, and we’ve done Baileys ice cream, too.

“All the pubs are closed and we’ve never done a beer sorbet before so we wanted to give it a try.”

🍇Strongbow Dark Fruit Cider Sorbet🍇Lovingly created by our Master Gelatiere Roberto💕AVAILABLE TODAY – Saturday 23rd…

Posted by Visocchi's Café on Saturday, 23 May 2020

As well as the beer sorbet, customers can also enjoy Strongbow Dark Fruit Cider, limoncello and orange sorbets, not to mention Scottish tablet, Baileys Irish Cream, Rum ‘n’ Raisin and other ice cream flavours, too.

The sorbet is priced at £1.80 for a one scoop cone or tub.

The venue, which is also home to an Italian restaurant, is open for takeaway and collection pick ups only from 11am to 9pm.

For more information on Visocchi’s Cafe, click here.

Already a subscriber? Sign in

[[title]]

[[text]]

More from The Courier Food & Drink team

More from The Courier