The 10 Worst Ice Cream Flavors Ever 10. Wasabi Ginger First of all, it actually burns your sinuses, like eating wasabi. Whatever points that earns for accuracy, it immediately loses for unpleasantness, which is the same reason jelly belly samplers always have jalapenos left over.
Spending so much time thinking about, tasting and analyzing ice cream has been pretty great, but it's unfortunately also reminded us of some hard truths. Namely, all ice cream is not created equal. As amazing as some ice cream flavors are, there are just as many bad ones.
It seems like every major ice cream brand hit the ground running this winter. We've seen new flavors and products from Magnum, Ben & Jerry's, and Halo Top. Now, Häagen-Dazs is up to bat with 12 new desserts, including a mash-up of two of the best things in life: ice cream and cookies.
About 1.53 billion gallons of ice cream and frozen desserts were produced in the U.S. in 2011, according to the USDA. It's such an obsession that back in 1984 President Ronald Reagan deemed July to be National Ice Cream Month, and National Ice Cream Day is officially the third Sunday in July (this year, it's July 20th).