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11 unbelievable ice cream flavors that will make you scream Rare Life / YouTube

Everybody knows “I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.”

It’s usually meant to convey excitement for the frozen treat, of course. But this summer, here’s a roundup of some unusual flavor ideas that might make you actually scream in horror.

Although you never know … Go ahead and give ‘em a try. You might find new favorite to replace that ol’ chocolate, vanilla, strawberry routine.

1. Avocado

Actually, this one can be quite delicious — especially if you love guacamole. This recipe is an ice cream alternative you may not have considered.

2. Garlic

They give it away free at the Garlic Festival in Gilroy, California. (Photo: Naotake Murayama / Flickr)

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3. Chicken wing

This was an April Fool’s Day prank from Perry’s Ice Cream, but it did get us thinking … maybe a sundae with blue cheese whipped cream?

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4. Fish, octopus or squid

Shark fin, squid ink — there’s a whole world of flavors in Asia that many Americans would not dare try. (Photo: istolethetv / Flickr)

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5. Beer

Frozen Pints sells specialty craft beer ice cream (really!), including Peach Lambic, Honey IPA and Cinnamon Espresso Stout. (Photo: Frozen Pints)

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6. Curry

Well, at least this recipe for Curry Ice Cream with Mango and Pistachio from Yummly looks to have tasty potential. (Photo: Yummly)

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7. Bacon

That’s really all you have to say. While the Ben and Jerry’s bacon version you see around the Web is just a hoax, Burger King was good enough to step up and give the people what they didn’t know they wanted. (Photo: Food Nut.com / Flickr)

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8. Wasabi

Soft serve with a kick! (Photo: Creative Commons)

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9. Corn on the Cob

Here’s the flavor board at Max and Mina’s Ice Cream in New York — it’s always changing, with flavors like pizza, lox and horseradish. (Photo: Urban Sea Star / Flickr)

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10. Cicada

Watch this video from Missouri. “You might just think it’s a nut.” Hmm… Really?

11. Foie Gras

Celebrity chef Richard Blais even offers a foie gras milkshake at his Flip Burger Boutiques in Atlanta, Nashville and Birmingham. And he won Top Chef! (Photo: Flip Burger)

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Jay Croft About the author:
Jay Croft is a communications consultant and freelance writer/editor living in Atlanta. Follow Jay on Twitter and check out his blog.
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