Spiked slushies and frosé are impossibly popular on Instagram posts and patio menus during the summer, but there’s another form of frozen self-gratification that doesn’t get the hype it deserves. Boozy ice cream is a gift from the alcohol gods because it provides a socially acceptable way to imbibe at any time of day.
Local restaurants, bars, rooftops, and ice cream shops are giving the people what they want: alcohol in dessert form. From adulterated scoops and fruity sorbets to shave ice and ice pops, there’s no telling what bartenders and pastry chefs will transform with a splash of the hard stuff. (Prefer an amped-up shake? Suck on these frosty creations.)
Whether it’s an afternoon happy hour on the patio, a Sunday morning walk through the neighborhood, or a spirited end to a dinner date, there is no wrong time to order any of these 12 boozy ice cream treats.Read More