IT’S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR FOR SALT & STRAW’S “HOLIDAY ON ICE CREAM” SERIES

December Flavors Capture the Season for Holiday Entertaining and Gift Giving

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Salt & Straw’s holiday-inspired December flavors offer good cheer for whatever the weather may bring. The seasonal menu features five varieties that can be enjoyed by the scoop, pint or flight and are available at the Seattle scoop shops beginning Friday, November 23. Salt & Straw shops are located on Capitol Hill at 714 E. Pike Street and in Ballard at 5420 Ballard Avenue.

Gift packs of the Holiday on Ice Cream Series flavors are available for nationwide shipping through www.saltandstraw.com. Ice cream gift packs come with five pints each and come in the following combinations:

Holiday Kit: Includes all five of the seasonal, holiday inspired ice cream flavors for $65, plus shipping.

Pick Your Own: Select from classic and seasonal pints to create your own flavor adventure. Five pints are shipped for $65, plus shipping.

Seasonal Pints Club: Impress family and friends with a subscription to the ultimate Salt & Straw experience. At the start of every month, Salt & Straw’s unique seasonal flavors will be delivered right to their door – (the day before they’re even available in scoop shops!). A three-month subscription is $195.

Salt & Straw gift cards also make for thoughtful gifting and are available for purchase online or in scoop shops.

Holiday on Ice Cream Series:

Peppermint Bark Cocoa 
This flavor is a collaboration with Williams-Sonoma in celebration of the 20th anniversary of their signature holiday Peppermint Bark. A tribute to the classic sweet starts with a rich cocoa ice cream cooled with a dash of peppermint oil, to which handfuls of bark made with minty dark chocolate, creamy white chocolate, and crisp, handmade peppermint candy bits are added.

Apple Brandy & Pecan Pie
Vanilla custard ice cream is spiked with lots of Clear Creek apple brandy and elevated with homemade pecan pie filling, rich with nutty, toffee stickiness.

Gingerbread Cookie Dough
Molasses cookies are used to make a cookie butter, which are swirled into rum royal icing ice cream.  Then more cookies are chopped and folded into the mix to make sure there are bits and pieces of gingerbread in every bite.

Cinnamon Coconut Eggnog (v)
This dairy-free, egg-free nog is laced with plenty of cinnamon and two kinds of nutmeg: dried and freshly grated. Those spices plus extra creamy, rum-infused almond milk get churned up with coconut cream and sugar.

Sugar Plum Fairy
Sweet plum jam and marzipan are swirled into ice cream infused with Assam tea from Portland’s Smith Teamaker as a nod to Old World winter confections and the Russian origins of Tchaikovsky’s holiday ballet. 

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ABOUT SALT & STRAW:
Salt & Straw Ice Cream is a family-run, ice cream company known for their taste provoking, imaginative ice cream creations. The company was founded by cousins Kim and Tyler Malek in Portland OR in 2011 and presently has kitchens and scoop shops in Portland, Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego. Every ice cream flavor is handmade in small three-gallon batches in local kitchens using only all-natural cream from nearby farms and the best local, organic and sustainable ingredients. Classic flavors are joined by seasonal flavor menus that rotate every four weeks and vary from city to city. Their ice cream is available for online purchase and can be shipped anywhere in the United States.

Salt & Straw’s strong community roots and dedication to giving back drives everything they do, from collaborating with artisans and farmers, to hiring from within their community to actively supporting local schools and raising awareness for issues like childhood hunger, and equal rights.

Find more information at www.saltandstraw.com or call 971-271-8168. Follow them on Facebook at Salt & Straw Ice Cream, Twitter and Instagram: @SaltandStraw.