Luis Abundis of Nieves Cinco de Mayo is an alchemist who turned Ale Industries “Uncle Jesse” ale into delicious, hop-forward ice cream
The other day we were sitting around with Luis, who operates the amazing Nieves Cinco de Mayo artisanal ice cream shop adjacent to our restaurant The Half Orange, drinking beers from Ale Industries, which brews amazing craft beers a couple blocks from us.
It suddenly seemed very important that Luis make ice cream from the Ale Industries’ “Uncle Jesse” session ale. So he did. And it’s really good, with a distinct hop character in balance with the sweetness — just like in a great West Coast style ale!
Come in to the Half Orange and try it, it’s on the menu now until it sells out.