Buzzed Bull Creamery, a Cincinnati-based chain recognized for booze-infused, liquid nitrogen ice cream, opened its first Chicago location in early July in Wicker Park with specialty 12 fruit, chocolate, and caffeine-laiden choices. It’s within the North Avenue area that beforehand housed Crimson Beard Espresso Merchants, the coffeeshop from TV host Marcus Lemonis’s show the Profit that closed in 2018 after lower than a yr in enterprise.
Menu gadgets embrace pre-designed ice cream and milkshake concoctions such as “Tiger Stripes” (chocolate, peanut butter, peanut butter cups, peanut butter sauce, optionally available spiced rum) and “Dreamsicle” (orange juice, cake batter, waffle cone items, whipped cream, optionally available orange vodka). A create-your-own menu can also be accessible, with a selection of base (ice cream, frozen yogurt, sorbet), flavors like Nutella, strawberry, honey, and extra, sweet mix-ins and toppings, and an optionally available boozy infusion that begins at 5% ABV, in accordance with the chain’s website.
Some favor a caffeine buzz to a boozy one, or would moderately have just a little of each. Buzzed Bull has that lined too: a drink menu options six sugary lattes with optionally available alcohol add-ons. Some flavors, like “Tiger Stripes,” are a riff on the ice cream model, whereas others, reminiscent of “Bonfire” (espresso, steamed ice cream base, marshmallow and cinnamon syrup, optionally available cinnamon whiskey), are unique to the beverage record.
The chain operates places in eight states, together with Ohio, Texas, Missouri, and North Carolina. Buzzed Bull’s Wicker Park store represents the corporate’s Illinois debut.
Buzzed Bull Creamery, 1948 W. North Avenue, Open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Sunday by means of Thursday; 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday.