Carl's Jr. Is Testing the Ice Cream Brrrger: Great Idea or Just Gross?

Food 2012/05/26 23:06:36
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We’re all for innovative desserts. But an ice cream sandwich that looks like a burger? We’re not sure about that one.

The Ice Cream Brrrger is currently being tested at a number of Carl’s Jr. locations in Orange County, CA. Once the trial period is over, the fast food company will analyze sales data and guest feedback before deciding whether or not to release the item nationwide.

The dessert costs $1.99 and features disturbingly beefy-looking chocolate ice cream sandwiched between two sugar cookie buns. The Brrger also includes drizzles of multi-colored icing placed to resemble burger toppings—ketchup, cheese, lettuce, etc. (That’s the part we find least appetizing.)

Foodbeast commented that the timing of this menu addition is particularly interesting considering that Carl’s Jr. continues to promote their OREO Ice Cream Sandwich. They questioned whether or not there is room on the menu for two such desserts.

We certainly give Carl’s Jr. credit for creativity. But—even though we love both burgers and ice cream sandwiches—there is just something about the combination that makes us queasy.

What about you SodaHeads? Do you think the Ice Cream Brrrger is a great idea or just gross?

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  • retrograve 2012/05/27 04:12:02
    Great Idea
    Hell I eat candy thats looked like a burger before so why not this?
    As long it doesn't taste like one I'm alright.
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  • Avi Rosen 2012/11/13 12:20:19
    Just Gross
    Avi Rosen
    Well, I won't buy it for myself but some kids may think it's great
  • Jo 2012/11/12 22:58:57
    Great Idea
    Not sure about taste but good idea lol:3
  • TwistedArtisan 2012/07/24 05:16:15
    Just Gross
    no thanks
  • nate 2012/07/23 21:58:05
    Great Idea
    They also make cakes that look like burgers. Have a slice of that with some of the ice cream burger!
  • Man_Bear_Pig 2012/07/23 09:25:17
    Great Idea
    But they should fix the frosting.
  • JD1980 2012/06/27 18:59:38
    Great Idea
    Great idea for a party...not a great idea for ordering through the drive-through...HaHa!
  • Royo 2012/06/18 01:20:34
    Just Gross
    After spending time helping my dad unwrap endless amounts of Twinkie packages for his pigs, I realize how truly horrifying our country is.
  • Cacilia♥ 2012/06/07 22:47:05
    Just Gross
    I think I'll stick with the crabby Patties. Crabby Patties gummies
  • JulieJewels 2012/06/03 18:17:24
    Great Idea
    It's ok, I mean think about it, it's a catchy product being it is copied after a hamburger.
  • Vinny 2012/05/30 02:28:23
    Great Idea
    If your into that ice cream!!
  • ShamshirMkII 2012/05/30 00:26:13
    Great Idea
    I can't see what's so 'gross' about it. It's just ice cream, shaped like a burger. I have no complaints if it tastes great :D
  • Bex 2012/05/29 21:26:29
    Just Gross
    That's horrible (•~•) <<< Worried face! That thing ain't real, right??
  • wes 2012/05/29 21:13:04
    Just Gross
    I'm not getting a penny from it, grotesque......
  • Adam 2012/05/29 19:50:52
    Great Idea
    It's not a great idea, it's...utterly mundane. Food, particularly desserts, have been shaped to look like other non dessert food for ages. Hell, there is already the Choco Taco. The fact that it's shaped like a burger isn't even unusual or creative: it's downright cliche.
  • BigKwell 2012/05/29 18:58:49
    Just Gross
    Might be tasty... but a little odd.
  • D S 2012/05/29 18:54:17
    Just Gross
    D S
    Sounds Nasty.
  • Tennessee3501 2012/05/29 18:01:34
    Great Idea
    The question is not how it looks! The question is how does it taste? It would seem, however, that professional marketing experts would want you to make your product as attractive to look at as possible. I say great idea, but most would say "just gross." It is probably a mixed bag!
  • PM 2012/05/29 17:53:17
    Great Idea
    Sugar cookies still taste like sugar cookies and chocolate ice creame still tastes like chocolate ice cream, so what if its shaped like a burger, its still cookies and ice cream!!!
  • Brandyn Stone 2012/05/29 17:30:23
    Just Gross
    Brandyn Stone
    if you look at it as ice cream and cookies vs. being a burger it doesn't look as bad but still...
  • Untouched 2012/05/29 16:36:33
    Great Idea
    only if it had meat flavor i'd find it gross
  • Peace Out 2012/05/29 16:28:55
    Just Gross
    Peace Out
    it doesn't look that yummy
  • keverton 2012/05/29 16:09:25
    Great Idea
    if it tastes good....
  • Mark Mercer 2012/05/29 15:55:43
    Great Idea
    Mark Mercer
    We always need new ways to increase food additives, caloric intake, and food coloring. They should be bigger and come in huge packages.
  • Rebecca 2012/05/29 15:49:55
    Great Idea
    as long as it doesnt taste like a burger then yeah! its creative and unique!!
  • Anna E 2012/05/29 15:37:31
    Just Gross
    Anna E
    Well, not gross, just goofy.
  • fortycal_sig 2012/05/29 15:22:49
    Just Gross
    Even as a kid, I liked things to look like what they are. I'm sure it's tasty, but the fake colors turn me off, and probably are made with some extremely unhealthy chemical crap.
  • ChocolateAttack 2012/05/29 15:07:01
    Great Idea
    Come on people, How is it nasty? Just because it looks like a burger? In my opinion it is a great idea, I love ice cream. (:
  • tff~PWCM~JLA 2012/05/29 14:53:25
    Great Idea
    novel idea
  • metasebia 2012/05/29 14:46:27
    Great Idea
    Look good
  • Rocko 2012/05/29 14:40:14
    Great Idea
    long as it isnt burger flavored ice cream im in lol
  • marcus armijo 2012/05/29 14:31:01
    Just Gross
    marcus armijo
    Just f@#%en nasty!!!
  • mil3d 2012/05/29 14:16:43
    Great Idea
    its on the borderline for me...great as a one off novelty to try, but it is a bit overboard with the frosting designed to look like condiments and lettuce.
  • Walter Harris 2012/05/29 13:58:54
    Just Gross
    Walter Harris
    I'm not going to say that I won't try one but not at that price.
    I'm still triing to get over the fried ice cream.
  • smitty 2012/05/29 13:43:30
    Great Idea
    At least it isn't burger flavored ice cream.
  • John Hall 2012/05/29 13:34:46
    Great Idea
    John Hall
    I'll order one and make that a double .
  • wtw 2012/05/29 13:16:36
    Great Idea
  • gracious43 2012/05/29 12:33:07
    Great Idea
    It's as cute as a button. It just looks too cloyingly sweet.
  • Maci 2012/05/29 09:25:20
  • BerlinWings 2012/05/29 07:57:38
    Just Gross
    Kinda creepy
  • barby karring 2012/05/29 07:56:26
    Just Gross
    barby karring
    Obvious about the chocolate and cookies, the turnoff is the multicolor icing drizzles; ahh no"
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