Ben & Jerry’s Schweddy Balls JT September 9, 2011 News 1 Comment If you’re anything like me, you have been patiently waiting since December 12, 1998 to get your mouth around one of Pete Schweddy’s balls. Well, dear readers, your day has come. The gutsy ice cream purveyor, Ben and Jerry’s, is turning myth into reality. Based on the classic SNL sketch from 13 years ago, featuring the great Alec Baldwin, the ice cream is described as this: “The flavor is Fair Trade vanilla ice cream with a hint of rum and is loaded with fudge covered rum and milk chocolate malt balls.” The only questions I have are the following: Will the balls be misshapen? Will the balls make my mouth water? Will the balls glisten? Will the balls be larger than expected? Will I like the way the balls smell? You’ve got to give credit to the company for having a sense of humor and bucking the PC trend. Apparently, I’m not the only one who feels this way. As for the actual taste – I’ve never been a big fan of malted milk balls in general, or having booze in my ice cream, so I would likely pass. But what do I know – are there any takers out there? H/t to NPR (of course) for the read. The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts JT Latest posts by JT (see all) Starbucks Enters New Beverage Territory - August 1, 2013 Dole’s Banana Dippers Look Promising - July 7, 2013 Time For Summer Food - June 20, 2013 One Response Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Current day month ye@r * Leave this field empty * Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.