I fell in love with the branding, but the flavors and taste were...interesting to say the least. I've tried three flavors so far - the Spicy PB Caramel Ice Cream, Vanilla Chai, and the Strawberry. Out of the three, Strawberry is my favorite. The Spicy PB Caramel: Don't get me wrong, I love a good spicy, sweet, salty combo. But this one was kind of... not balanced. you get the initial flavor of PB and Caramel (more PB than the sweetness) and then the strange spicy aftertaste that wasn't appealing. I was excited for a few bites, and then couldn't continue to eat more. Vanilla Chai: Vanilla Chai shouldn't disappoint - it's a classic right? but idk, the chai flavor is too forward, and I didn't feel like there was enough vanilla. I think this ice cream would be delicious between some biscoff biscuits or a milkshake with a scoop or two of just a vanilla flavor ice cream. I surprised even myself by saying this wasn't my favorite out of the Marco offerings I bought. Strawberry: This flavor has the aftertaste of anise that I wasn't hating, but I still felt like something was missing. However I do think this one is quite refreshing, I'd add a few fresh strawberries, or strawberry jam/syrup to brighten it up a bit more (and maybe a dollop of whip cream)? I won't give up and hope that there is a Marco Ice Cream Pint that I will find I like - I have yet to try the Turkish Mocha, Moroccan Honey Nut, Ginger Dreamsicle, or the Thai Coco Lime. of these, I find the Turkish Mocha, and the Moroccan Honey Nut the most promising.
The Marco flavor profiles are definitely interesting, to say the least. Some of the more unique flavor offerings available at the grocery store. but I don't think it's quite there yet. I find that the more I ate the Marco Ice Creams, I want to supplement it with other things to enhance the flavor / better the flavor.