Did the August heat get to you? You’re not alone.
But there are few better ways to cool down than enjoying a frozen craft cocktail at an area restaurant or bar, and these have a little something for everyone, from decadent chocolate to North Fork fave frozen rosé.
Stay cool and have fun (and drink responsibly!).
Claudio’s Waterfront, 111 Main Street, Greenport
Ultimate mudslide: Van Gogh chocolate vodka, Sabrosa, McCormick’s Irish cream, Ice Cream Oasis mix
Luchacubano, 87 E Main Street, Riverhead
Frozen mojito: Fresh lime, house sugar syrup, mint, Don Q Rum. Choose between classic, blackberry, strawberry or mango flavors
The Halyard, 58775 County Road 48, Greenport
Garden Party: Edible flower garnish, vodka, Cappelletti, grapefruit sherbet, grapefruit bitters, gentian root, Provence rosé
Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard, 2114 Sound Avenue, Calverton
Wine-a-rita: Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard’s rosé, margarita mix
Ellen’s On Front, 38 Front Street, Greenport
Our GM Went to Costa Rica and All We Got Was This Drink Recipe: Earl gray tea, lemon, agave, rum and mint, shaved ice
Sunset Beach, 35 Shore Road, Shelter Island Heights
Frosé: Rosé, vodka, lemon, strawberry
Brix & Rye, 308A Main Street, Greenport
Daily blended specialty cocktail: Owner and mixology expert Evan Bucholz is always experimenting with frozen drinks, which usually involve local fruit, from strawberry to blackberry and more.
A Lure, 62300 Main Road, Southold
Pina colada: This traditional frozen favorite is perfect for water view dining.
Long Ireland Beer Company, 817 Pulaski Street, Riverhead
Beer slushies: These seasonal treats include margarita beer slushies made with the brewery’s Key Lime Sour Ale and Death or Glory Raspberry Lemonade Sour slushies.
RG|NY, 6025 Sound Avenue, Riverhead
Wine and La Newyorkina Paletas: A popular pairing at the winery is a chilled glass of wine with a paleta (frozen fruit pop) in the glass from La Newyorkina.