Is it just us, or was there more choice in the 80s?
Relishing the fact that today, at least, is supposed to be all sunshine and glorious Summer - we've decided to take a nostalgic look back at the, sometimes bizarre ice creams that were produced in 1980s Ireland. What was your HB favourite?
Despite bearing possibly the most singularly unappealing name for an ice cream, the Nogger was pretty awesome. (Source: Facebook/ hbicecreammemories)
Awkward to eat and so sweet you could feel your fillings rattling in your head....ah that-a-way, we miss you. (Source: Facebook/ hbicecreammemories)
The lemon chocolate mix was something of an unusual taste sensation. We're not sure what marketing 'genius' thought Ireland would be the ideal market for of the Hiawatha - and yes there really was a Hiawatha in Native American history. This is probably the equivalent of someone in the US launching an ice cream named after Brian Boru.... (Source: Facebook/ hbicecreammemories)
4. Freaky Foot
As a child it seemed strangely appealing to eat an ice cream, shaped like a foot....not so much as an adult. (Source: Facebook/ hbicecreammemories)
So do you remember the Guitar? No, neither do we..... (Source: Facebook/ hbicecreammemories)
Actually these were pretty nice and in this instance, pineapple flavoured - god how exotic of us! (Source: Facebook/ hbicecreammemories)
7. Fat Frog
The nostalgia for this ice cream is so universal that someone invented as alcoholic concoction in honour of the Fat Frog. Sadly there are no plans to start making the ice creams again. (Image: HB Ireland)
8. Chilly Willy
The unfortunately christened, Chilly Willy - yes we all made fun of the name but they weren't that bad in fairness!
So do you have any other firm ice cream favourites from your childhood in the 1980s?
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