Six Pack: Frozen Drinks to Beat the Heat

When the temperature hits triple-digits this week it might be nice to have a cool, refreshing beverage in your hand. And what would be better than that would be a cool, refreshing, alcoholic beverage. With that in mind, these six Philly spots will have you beating the heat in no time.

Ice Pops at Davio’s

Davio’s North Italian Steakhouse will be offering up some alcohol-infused ice pops for just $5 this Wednesday June 20 and Thursday June 21 only. With flavors like Prosecco, Watermelon & Mint, and Pina Colada they’ll be hard to pass up.

Davio’s (Center City West)
111 S. 17th St.
(215) 563-4810
Ice Pops $5

 

New Orleans Daiquiris on South St.

For Original New Orleans Daiquiris head to Fat Tuesday on South Street. Their flavors range from classics like Long Island Iced Tea and Mojitos in frozen daiquiri form to concoctions like the Banana Banshee and the Crawgator, a mix of tropical flavors.

Fat Tuesday (South Street)
431 South St.
(215) 629-5999
Daiquiris $8-10

 

Frozen Mint Juleps

Khyber Pass Pub serves up a frozen Mint Julep out of its slushy machine to create the most refreshing and classic of frozen cocktails.

Khyber Pass Pub (Old City)
56 S. 2nd St.
(215) 238-5888
Frozen Mint Julep $6.60

 

Crazy Spiked Shakes at PYT

If you’re looking for some crazy combos for your cool-down try PYT’s spiked milkshakes. Test out the Birthday Cake Shake (with bits of real cake and a cupcake on top) or The Dude (vanilla ice cream, vanilla liquer, and Kahlua of course).

PYT (Northern Liberties)
1050 N. Hancock St.
(215) 964-9009
Spiked shakes $11

 

Bobby Flay’s Shakes and More

At this celebri-chef’s West Philly location, Bobby’s Burger Palace, the menu includes a series of spiked shakes – like Vanilla Carmel Bourbon and Mocha Kahlua – and a special Frozen Cactus Pear Margarita for just $5.

Bobby’s Burger Palace (University City)
3925 Walnut St.
(215) 387-0378
Spiked shakes $7.50, Margarita $5

 

Daiquiris at Rum Bar

Though they change up their drink menu every season, Rum Bar keeps a list of classic daiquiris on hand at all times. From the traditional to the Fuzzy, Waikiki and Hemingway varieties, they’ve got a taste for everyone. That is, if you like frozen drinks.

Rum Bar (Center City West)
2005 Walnut St.
(215) 751-0404
Daiquiris $11-14
 
Daiquiri photo is courtesy of Rum Bar
  • http://iceandrefrigerationsystems.com Lester Bergeron

    I hope they are using the correct ice. If the ice is prepared incorrectly it could negatively affect the taste and texture of the drinks.