National Ice Cream Day: Freebies and Deals in Denver

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Courtesy Breckenridge Brewery

America’s summer fave is being celebrated on July 15 with National Ice Cream Day, and we’ve got the deals: adult popsicles, free cones, pints to take home, and more.

Cream Belmar
7357 W Alaska Dr, Lakewood, CO 80226
Bring a friend to Cream Belmar, where you can buy one cone and get the second cone free. (Or have both cones yourself!) Don’t miss National Ice Cream Sandwich Day on Aug 2. Enjoy 1-cent mini ice cream sandwiches in honor of the original ice cream sandwich, which was invented in 1900 and sold for one penny from a street cart.

The Farmhouse at Breckenridge Brewery
2920 Brewery Ln, Littleton, CO 80120
Catch Breckenridge Brewery’s “Nitro on the Go” ice cream cart, now serving its new Nitro Orange Cream Ale-infused adult popsicles. 

 

High Point Creamery
Multiple locations
Take a flavor journey with High Point Creamery’s all-day happy hour prices on ice cream flights. Your choice of five scoops of ice cream, rich house-made chocolate sauce or caramel, and a waffle wedge for $7.

Mici Handcrafted Italian
Multiple locations
To celebrate, Mici Handcrafted Italian is launching its gelato delivery service and offering free pints of gelato with every delivery. Use code GELATO. Check out Mici’s special summer flavor, Colorado Peach, coming out next month. (Flavors can differ at each location.)

Sweet Action Ice Cream
52 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
Although Sweet Action isn’t offering any specials on our favorite holiday, it always has something special, with flavors like Honey Jalapeño Pickle and Stranahan’s Whiskey Brickle.

Yogurtland
Multiple locations
Get in on Yogurtland’s buy-one-get-one free cup of ice cream, frozen yogurt or sorbet from 1 to 6 p.m.

Creamsicle

Courtesy Breckenridge Brewery

Who says you have to be a kid to enjoy a cold, sweet summer treat? This simple creamsicle recipe by Breckenridge Brewery calls for crowds 21 and older.

Ingredients:
1 can beer
1 cup OJ
½ cup agave nectar
1 tsp vanilla extract
Popsicle sticks & mold

Directions:
Mix and let sit until carbonation is gone. Pour into molds, add sticks, freeze for no less than five hours. Makes 10 popsicles.

Don’t worry. Kid-friendly popsicles below:

Ingredients:
1 cup OJ
1 cup cream
½ cup agave nectar
1 tsp vanilla extract
3-4 segmented mandarin orange slices (optional)
Popsicle sticks and molds

Directions:
Combine wet ingredients and fill molds ¾ full, then add mandarins. Insert popsicle sticks, plunging them several times to agitate mandarin oranges. Freeze for no less than five hours.

Once popsicles have been in the freezer for five hours, remove mold and wrap in wax paper.

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