FOR YOUR HEALTH: Ladybird's frozen blood orange Moscow mule.COURTESY TORI ALLENJuly has arrived, and with it, the steamy temps we knew were coming. But what better way to cope than with something cold and boozy? Frozen cocktails are making a serious comeback this summer, with mixologists all over the city crafting versions just as respectable as their shaken and stirred counterparts.
“I’m glad we’re starting to see a shift in the current drinking culture in general,” says Tyler Blackgrave, bar manager at Bon Ton in Midtown. “It provides a new avenue to experiment with some of our favorite classics and variations on those well-known cocktails. Frozen drinks are refreshing and a quick serve.”
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Frozen drinking chocolate at Xocolatl
Okay, this one isn’t alcoholic, but you won’t even miss the booze. Nicaraguan chocolate is blended with coconut milk and then slushified. Add a dollop of coconut whipped cream and you’ve got the ultimate summertime indulgence. www.xocolatlchocolate.com
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