Gallery: Scenes from the Brooklyn Ice Cream Takedown

The Crowd
The Crowd

Ice cream-craving New Yorkers gather at the Bell House in Gowanus for the Brooklyn Ice Cream Takedown.

Lemon Meringue Ice Cream
Lemon Meringue Ice Cream

Alice's Quarter Life Kitchen was serving scoops of creamy, tangy, lemon meringue ice cream.

Mexican Chocolate Ice Cream
Mexican Chocolate Ice Cream

Do you like your ice cream spicy or mild? At the Takedown, the chocolate came in two levels of heat.

Apple Pie Ice Cream
Apple Pie Ice Cream

Pie ice creams were popular in the takedown, and a few ice creams were served with a fruit compote and a crumble on top.

Cannoli Ice Cream
Cannoli Ice Cream

Cannoli ice cream in cannoli cones make for a fun take on this classic Italian treat.

PBBJ
PBBJ

Sea salt is sprinkled on top of the PBBJ ice cream: peanut butter, balsamic jelly, and brown butter croutons. A complex and an almost savory bite.

Peach Pie Ice Cream
Peach Pie Ice Cream

Another pie ice cream, this time with peaches.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Ice Cream
Peanut Butter and Jelly Ice Cream

Rich peanut butter ice cream with swirls of jelly gets scooped out for the tasters.

Honeysuckle Tres Leches Ice Cream
Honeysuckle Tres Leches Ice Cream

Made with coconut milk, red jam, and topped with a crumble, this mouthful was an unusual variation on the Mexican dessert.

Cococado Ice Cream
Cococado Ice Cream

Young ice cream makers scoop out Cococado ice cream—ice cream made with coconut and avocado.

S'mores Ice Cream
S'mores Ice Cream

With a marshmallow fluff taste and chunks of graham crackers swirled into the mix, this was a much cooler version of the campfire treat.

The Plate
The Plate

Nine out of the 20 ice creams available for tasting.

Ice Cream and Sorbet
Ice Cream and Sorbet

Ice creams and sorbets go scoop to scoop in the Brooklyn Ice Cream Takedown.