State Collegians rejoice as the temperatures have gotten warmer and the snow has melted away because the Penn State Berkey Creamery has re-opened up their service for hand-scooped ice cream. Springtime brings a lot of emotions: new beginnings, brighter and longer days, spring cleaning and the stress of finals. Luckily, the Creamery has a flavor for every mood.
Joyful: Peachy Paterno
The fruity, creamy flavor of Peachy Paterno is one-of-a-kind. This flavor, named in 1987 in honor of Joe Paterno, is a peach ice cream with peach slices. The light flavor and cheery orange color of Peachy Paterno will match your energy if you are feeling joyful.
Moody: Death by Chocolate
When exams, allergies or the fifth rainy day in a row bring you down, Death by Chocolate is the friend that will lift you up. There are few things as comforting as chocolate on chocolate on chocolate when you are a true chocolate lover, and this flavor definitely brings chocolate to another level. Death by Chocolate, according to the Berkey Creamery, contains “chocolate ice cream, chocolate flakes, fudge pieces, chocolate swirl.”
Sleepy: WPSU Coffee Break
Named for Penn State’s public broadcast TV channel, WPSU Coffee Break is a flavor that will perk you up just like your morning coffee. WPSU Coffee Break has a coffee-flavored base with chocolate chips included, making it a perfect flavor for mocha lovers and late-night studiers.
Adventurous: Black Raspberry Frozen Yogurt
In the ice cream world, there are chocolate people, there are vanilla people and then there are black raspberry people. If you are ready to be adventurous and expand your ice cream palette, this fruity, lower-fat option may be for you.
Nostalgic: Grilled Stickies
As a nod to Ye Olde College Diner, Berkey Creamery has its own Grilled Stickies ice cream flavor. With a cinnamon bun flavored base, sticky bun pieces and a cinnamon swirl, the Grilled Stickies flavor will take you back to a Sunday morning grilled sticky.
Fresh: Mint Nittany
Mint can be as refreshing as a cool glass of water on a hot day, or a fresh minty feeling in the morning. Mint Nittany, named clever after Mount Nittany, is a mint ice cream with a special twist: cookie pieces instead of chocolate chips. If you’re looking for that fresh feeling with a hint of sweetness and cookie texture, Mint Nittany is for you.
Stressed: Vanilla Bean
Do not write off Vanilla Bean as boring: this flavor is undeniably classic. When you’re feeling stressed, overwhelmed or a little indecisive, you can’t go wrong with a Vanilla Bean.
Inspired: Chocolate Marshmallow
If you’re feeling inspired for the summer nights ahead, try Chocolate Marshmallow. This flavor, a chocolate ice cream with a marshmallow swirl, will inspire you to cherish those nights around a campfire, inspire you to savor the sweetest parts of life and it will inspire your taste buds to sing.
Focused: Lion Tracks
Lion Tracks will keep you on track. Vanilla ice cream with peanut butter cups and a chocolate swirl is a classic combination reminiscent of a Reese’s candy.
Berkey Creamery has a flavor for every mood this spring. Treat yourself to some ice cream today; you deserve it.
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