5 Spots to Visit for Boozy Ice Cream in Delaware

Beat the heat and catch a buzz during the summer months with boozy ice cream, milkshakes and more at these Delaware businesses.

Ice cream is the ultimate nostalgic treat for the summer, and many Delaware businesses are stepping up their ice cream game for the 21-plus crowd. Boozy ice cream is a popular treat in many forms. From novelty ice pops to boozy milkshakes and affogato, here are five spots for boozy ice cream in the First State.

V&M Bistro

After a satisfying Italian dinner at the popular Wilmington bistro, nothing hits the spot like boozy ice cream. An ideal end to a meal, the spiked sweet treat features on V&M Bistro’s menu year-round. Flavors include Baileys and Kahlua tiramisu, rum pina colada, whiskey peanut butter chocolate chip and many more. Plus, enjoy a selection of rotating seasonal flavors like Baileys pumpkin spice in the fall.

1717 Marsh Road, Wilmington | 479-7999


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Farmer & The Cow

This Wilmington burger joint—once featured on Food Network’s Diners Drive-Ins and Dives—features a menu of milkshakes with the option to spike them. Each month, the cozy Wilmington eatery also features a unique milkshake flavor on the monthly specials menu. Try the Snickerdoodle milkshake spiked with Brown Sugar Bourbon or the You’re Killing Me Smalls, made with marshmallow, graham cracker and chocolate spiked with Plantation Rum.

413 North Market Street, Wilmington 


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Liquid Alchemy

The Wilmington meadery is full of surprises, including a mead-infused ice cream collaboration with repeat Best of Delaware winner Woodside Farm Creamery. The ice cream, spiked with Liquid Alchemy’s Ground & Tapped coffee-flavored mead, is sprinkled with mini chocolate chips. Head to Liquid Alchemy to order it by the cup or in specialty drinks like the Deeply Rooted Float or mead affogato. This spin on the classic Italian dessert includes the Ground & Tapped espresso martini poured over a scoop of the mead-infused ice cream.

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28 Brookside Drive, Wilmington | 438-0252

Pop In 

Looking for a convenient alternative to boozy ice cream? Pop In Artisan Pops crafts artisanal ice pops with premium all-natural ingredients. These healthier options are made with fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs and either dairy or dairy alternatives. The Boozy Pops menu includes flavors like strawberry margarita, Tito’s Blue Lagoon and rum punch.

17 Wood Street, Middletown | 696-2596


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Hammy’s Burgers & Shakes

Rehoboth Beach also boasts a burger joint serving up boozy milkshakes for dessert. The Adult Shakes menu features flavors like the Orange Julia made with orange vodka, a mudslide made with Baileys and vodka, and a chocolate chip mint made with mint liqueur. Hammy’s is constantly running milkshake specials you can order spiked, so there’s always something new to try.

19266 Coastal Highway, Rehoboth | 212-5111

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