The Puritan is recognized for its famous, homemade ice cream in a feature story on the the best bets for ice cream across the country. The article surveyed the best ice cream parlor in each state and the District of Columbia, and profiled the Puritan as New Hampshire's best ice cream spot.
"Summer means a line at the ice cream window of the Puritan Backroom in Manchester, which makes its own on site and regularly wins readers' polls for best ice cream around," the article, which ran in the August 27 print edition, states. "Ice cream lovers often enjoy their scoops (think almond joy, grapenut or Cherry Seinfeld) while sitting on benches in front, on car bumpers, or in the backs of trucks and vans, tailgate style, in the parking lot."Close