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Old 11-02-17, 05:18 PM
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Edy's/Dreyer's frozen custard was awesome during its brief existence

Edy's (or Dreyer's, depending on where you live) started selling a line of frozen custard in supermarkets about two and a half years ago.

It may have been the best supermarket ice cream I've ever had.

But recently, it's no longer available at Giant Eagle (Pittsburgh supermarket chain where I shop) or at Target (which used to have it too). A google search shows that Wal-Mart is always out of stock.

I guess they stopped making it.

Which is a shame.

My guess is that some people who had never actually tried it were turned off by the fact that it cost so much more than the brand's regular line of ice cream. But that cheaper ice cream is all puffed up full of air, which is why it was so cheap, and why I don't particularly like it.
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Rumor has it they raped a president.
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Re: Edy's/Dreyer's frozen custard was awesome during its brief existence

Originally Posted by grundle View Post
Edy's (or Dreyer's, depending on where you live) started selling a line of frozen custard in supermarkets about two and a half years ago.

It may have been the best supermarket ice cream I've ever had.

I guess they stopped making it.

Which is a shame.

My guess is that some people who had never actually tried it were turned off by the fact that it cost so much more than the brand's regular line of ice cream. But that cheaper ice cream is all puffed up full of air, which is why it was so cheap, and why I don't particularly like it.
Yes, it was *very* good, so much better than regular Dreyer's product. In fact, I refuse to buy regular Dreyer's since it's at least 50% air (ie, the 'overfill' is 100 or more).

The custard was a 32-oz carton for about $2.50 on sale. Their regular is a 48-oz carton (down from 64 oz, the bastards). You're actually getting MORE product (= ice cream, not air) when you purchase the 32 oz custard.

I haven't seen the custard for at least 6 months. Probably was costing them too much to make vs the diluted, puffed-up abomination that is their regular ice cream. So they gave it the axe. Sad, indeed.
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All I know is the Edy's Slow Churned Mint Chocolate Chip is some of the creamiest and tastiest ice cream I've ever had.
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I like my puffed ice cream, thank you very much.

If I want frozen custard, I'll leave the house (horrors, the sun!) and get FRESH frozen custard at 5 times the cost from a local business.
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I've only been buying Talenti lately. Fun.
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That sucks. I don't eat ice cream that often but that Dreyers Frozen Custard was one of my favorites.
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I have a couple friends who moved here from Wisconsin and opened a frozen-custard place, and it was great. Unfortunately they shut down their storefront and now just do summer fairs and stuff.
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I never tried Dreyer's frozen custard, but I feel your pain. I stopped buying ice cream from the supermarket when Breyer's Natural Vanilla was canceled.
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I never tried Dreyer's frozen custard, but I feel your pain. I stopped buying ice cream from the supermarket when Breyer's Natural Vanilla was canceled.
Breyer's never canceled Natural Vanilla, it's still in their product line. Maybe you're thinking about Breyer's All Natural, which was discontinued. I stopped eating Breyer's when they stopped making their All Natural line. Now I primarily get Turkey Hill All Natural or Harris Teeter's All Natural. I find the All Natural ice creams to taste far better than the regular kind.
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Originally Posted by GMan2819 View Post
Breyer's never canceled Natural Vanilla, it's still in their product line. Maybe you're thinking about Breyer's All Natural, which was discontinued. I stopped eating Breyer's when they stopped making their All Natural line. Now I primarily get Turkey Hill All Natural or Harris Teeter's All Natural. I find the All Natural ice creams to taste far better than the regular kind.
You're probably right. I quit paying attention. Breyer's no longer sells an ice cream flavor that isn't loaded up with thickeners, so I don't buy any of it.
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Every custard shop I have ever known has gone out of business within a couple of years. I think many people aren't quite sure what frozen custard is these days and avoid it for some reason.
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Every custard shop I have ever known has gone out of business within a couple of years. I think many people aren't quite sure what frozen custard is these days and avoid it for some reason.
Custard murdered many Native Americans.
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