Earlier today, Purple Door Ice Cream announced the release of a new flavor, Malort. Purple Door has mixed booze into their extraordinary frozen dairy before with popular flavors like Whiskey, Wisconsin Old Fashioned and Beer and Pretzels.
Malort, which has been made in Chicago since 1930, is a controversial tasting spirit has an incredibly bitter taste and – jokingly and not jokingly – has been described as having notes of gasoline, poison, earwax, rotten grapefruit and decaying flesh in threads on Reddit.
And yet, other folks absolutely love it.
Whether it sounds delicious or disgusting, it's going to be the most talked about flavor this summer and something OnMilwaukee will soon – trepidatiously – have to give a try.
Wanna learn more about Malort? Go here.
Molly Snyder grew up on Milwaukee's East Side and today, she lives in the Walker's Point neighborhood with her partner and two sons.
As a full time senior writer, editorial manager and self-described experience junkie, Molly has written thousands of articles about Milwaukee (and a few about New Orleans, Detroit, Indianapolis, Boston and various vacation spots in Wisconsin) that range in subject from where to get the best cup of coffee to an in-depth profile on the survivors of the iconic Norman apartment building that burned down in the '90s.
She also once got a colonic just to report on it, but that's enough on that.
Always told she had a "radio voice," Molly found herself as a regular contributor on FM102, 97WMYX and 1130WISN with her childhood radio favorite, Gene Mueller.
Molly's poetry, essays and articles appeared in many publications including USA Today, The Writer, The Sun Magazine and more. She has a collection of poetry, "Topless," and is slowly writing a memoir.
In 2009, Molly won a Milwaukee Press Club Award. She served as the Narrator / writer-in-residence at the Pfister Hotel from 2013-2014. She is also a story slam-winning storyteller who has performed with The Moth, Ex Fabula and Risk!
When she's not writing, interviewing or mom-ing, Molly teaches tarot card classes, gardens, sits in bars drinking Miller products and dreams of being in a punk band again.