We're not just screaming, we're hooting and hollering for some of the South's best new artisan ice creams. Our five favorite pints pack a distinctly Southern flavor punch.

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Jennifer Davick / Styling: Marian Cooper Cairns
  • Roots, Charleston, SC
  • Matt Frye uses local milk and fresh produce to churn out peak-of-season varieties such as Sweet Pea sorbet (shown) and Honeysuckle ice cream.
  • rootsicecream.com
  • High Road Craft Ice Cream, Atlanta, GA
  • Classic cocktails inspire flavors such as the sweetly spirited Bourbon Burnt Sugar (shown), the peach-scented Bellini, and the citrusy Old Fashioned.
  • highroadcraft.com
  • Sinplicity, Falls Church, VA
  • These deliciously dense, gelato-style treats pack layers of velvety complexity: Watermelon Sorbet (shown), made with Prosecco and lime juice.
  • sinplicityicecream.com
  • The Parlour, Durham, NC
  • Made with local fruits and veggies, these scoops are based on old Southern cookbook recipes. Try the Blueberry Buttermilk (shown) or Sweet Potato.
  • theparlourdurham.com
  • Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams, Nashville, TN
  • The cocoa powder in each spoonful of Askinosie Dark Milk Chocolate (shown) is sharp and fruity, blending with the rich buttercream for a voluptuous finish.
  • jenisicecreams.com