These are the scorching days of summer, the perfect time for a little ice cream. Today we welcome back the folks from SoCo Creamery and Leyla Kiosse from Boozy Moo! 800-348-2551 is the number to call. Sarah LaDuke hosts.
Joining us today are Erik Bruun, president of SoCo, and Eric Esko, master ice cream maker and production manager. Founded in 2004 as a scoop store in downtown Great Barrington, SoCo makes ice cream, sorbets and gelatos, with dairy products sourced from a Vermont family farm. As its pints, cups and cans are distributed from Maryland to Maine, SoCo is proud to be part of the Berkshires, forging partnerships with local food manufacturers and cultural institutions such as Tanglewood, Shakespeare & Company and the International Film Festival of Berkshire.
Boozy Moo is also joining us! owner Leyla Kiosse. Leyla opened The Yard – Hatchet House & Bar in Albany, NY in early 2020. When the pandemic closed the doors to everyone, Leyla pulled booze off her shelves and experimented with ice cream-infused ice cream. alcohol. It worked! Boozy Moo! is a range of small batch, handcrafted ice creams and sorbets, all infused with alcohol as a distinctive flavor. It’s the best of two wonderful worlds; delicious ice cream creations with a little more cocktail.