Alcohol and ice cream may not seem like an obvious pairing at first, but Farmington’s Browndog Creamery & Dessert Bar has caused quite a stir since it opened this past summer.
“From what we can tell, there are only five or six dessert bars in the country,” said co-owner Brian Scherle, a physician assistant for the University of Michigan Health System who grew up near Canton. “And we think we’re the only one that makes our own ice cream in-house.”
“The drinks we make here can’t be replicated, using our flavors, without our ice cream,” said Scherle’s business partner, co-owner Paul Gabriel. Along with regular desserts and typical bar offerings, the menu is stocked with alcohol-infused ice creams and drinks like beer floats (small-batch ice cream dropped into craft beer) or martinis featuring a scoop of the sweet, cold stuff. READ THE REST HERE