Franchising with
Tipsy Scoop™  

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Tipsy Scoop™

Born in a New York City kitchen in 2014, Tipsy Scoop™ was one of the first alcohol-infused ice cream companies in the world. Our unique boozy flavors are as delicious as they are Instagrammable, combining the nostalgia of a scoop of ice cream with the indulgence of a craft cocktail.

As a franchisee you could own the first Tipsy Scoop™ Barlour in your area, serving a boozy twist on the traditional ice cream shop experience: from our famous ice cream flights and over-the-top cocktail sundaes, to special occasion & event packages, to limited edition collaboration flavors with some of the most well known spirits brands. Our customers are loyal followers will be so excited to finally find #tipsyscoop in their neighborhood!

Why own a Tipsy Scoop™?

Viral Brand

Since 2014 we've built a community of millions of loyal customers and social media followers.

Fun Seasonals

Our unique menu of boozy flavors includes limited releases featuring recognized brands like Truly and Miller High Life.

Small Footprint

No onsite production (inventory supplied through local distributor) and streamlined equipment package.

Minimal Staff needed

1-3 employees per shift (including manager). Advanced culinary background not necessary.

Seasonal Model (Optional)

Depending on location option to open seasonally, with late night hours during the summer and temporary winter closure.

Low Investment

Relatively low start up costs and limited inventory needed.

Innovative tech

Easy online ordering platform for local pick up and delivery.

Catering & Classes

Option to offer full-service catering  for parties, weddings and corporate events, and to host in-store class experiences.


From boozy birthday sundaes to holiday flavors, every day is a reason to celebrate. Together we can indulge and delight customers with every scoop!


Best Ice Cream Ever! 

Since opening Tipsy Scoop™ has become my go to place to bring friends or have dates! The boozy flight of four flavors is so cute- a must if you can't decide on a flavor. Love this place!  

Savanna Ragan, New York
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Available Markets

As the strongest brand in the liquor-infused ice cream market, we are only seeking select franchisees to help expand throughout the US. We are looking to partner with the best operators who share the Tipsy Scoop vision, and have the passion and drive necessary to make their location successful. We are not accepting franchise inquiries for mobile ice cream carts, only brick and mortar Barlours in available markets.

New locations are opening up quickly! Get in touch with the Tipsy Scoop team
to claim your market before someone else does!

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our team

How we support our owners

From in-depth training materials to marketing and social media support,
our team provides all the resources you'll need to launch your location,
and succeed from the very first boozy scoop served.

Melissa Tavss
Founder and CEO
Rachel Chitwood
VP of Marketing
Tim Mckevitt
VP of Operations
Stephanie Collazo
Head of Retail
WhAt Makes Us Special

The Inside Scoop

Tipsy Scoop™ blends the nostalgia of ice cream with the indulgence of a craft cocktail. Our rotating list of unique boozy flavors is designed to excite and delight our customers and followers.

Happy Hour Meets Dessert

Our unique line up of
boozy ice cream and sorbet flavors are all cocktail inspired

Do it for the 'Gram

Over 425K social media followers sharing in the Tipsy Scoop™ experience

Party in
a Pint!

From Birthday- themed flavors to special occasion packages, we make every day a celebration
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