Cool Off with these 12 Boozy Frozen Drinks

Beat the heat with these grown-up upgrades on childhood frozen treats.

Though it’s not officially summer yet, temps continue their upward climb. Pretty soon, the streets will fill with the electronic bleating of creepy ice cream trucks, selling frozen fare that seems more trick than treat. Rather than face the disappointment of a forgotten childhood—the loss of creamy ice cream sandwiches and piquant fruit bars may be too much to bear—mix up some at-home frozen goodies that channel the cooling flavors of yesteryear, but with a boozy twist.

In true Wine Enthusiast fashion, we’ve gathered our favorite spirit-soaked icy drinks. From a sophisticated Negroni-inspired slushy to elevated Sno-Cones, the below treats will cool you off at home or, better yet, your next soirée.

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Published on May 29, 2015
Topics: Cocktail Recipes, Spirits Trends
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