Okay so there was a crowd AND there was a bit of difficulty parking AND a few cars came a bit too close to the customers trying to get a spot on the far side. It was raining on our first visit and it was still packed with ice cream aficionados. Now that is the downside.
The ice cream stand is set in front of a working dairy farm with black and white cows dotting the hill and fields around Rt 302 and the parking area. There are picnic tables and benches and rocks to sit on. I don't know if it was good timing, but we were able to find open seating easily.
The upside (and why you come to this wonderful place) the ice cream was fantastic. I don't think I could come up with enough descriptive adjectives or ones you have read here before.
Though there was a great deal of people the lines moved quickly and people were friendly. I mean who wouldn't be waiting for an ice cream treat? The first visit I thought I'd take it easy, a hot fudge sundae with Moo tracks vanilla with peanut butter and chocolate. The fudge was perfect not too sweet, whipped cream, peanuts and cherry on top. I wish I stuck with my original plan and gotten the rookie-size sundae, but on advice from the server I went for the regular size. It was a lot of ice cream for me and sadly some ended up in the trash.
The second visit a few days later, I had 2 scoop cup —White House (almond ice cream with generous amount of cherries) and Raspberry swirl chunk (Vanilla base with swirl of raspberry and dark choc. chips.) It was a perfect combo.
Looks like there are some standard flavors but the rotate in a good deal of special selections. All the pricing looked more than reasonable.
If you have time to sit and enjoy a day in Newtown CT it is worth a trip. I wish I lived closer. On second thought I'd probably gain too much weight. But still, what a heavenly way to add it!
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