There are lots of things I love about summer, including but not limited to days spent with warm sand between my toes, being able to wear sundresses practically everywhere, barbecue, and that inevitable bronzed glow. You know what I love most about the season of skin, though? Frozen drinks.
I know I know, there's no rule that says you can't indulge in a piña colada or fruity smoothie in the off-season. However, once summer rolls around, my blender is practically a staple fixture on my countertop just screaming "USE ME!" and "I MAKE YUMMY CONCOCTIONS!"
Whether you're looking to get a little tipsy or just seeking to cool off, take a look at these 5 great frosty drinks perfect for summer:
A root beer float is the quintessential beverage for a hot summer's day. Between the bubbly taste of the root beer and the smooth, creamy ice cream -- my mouth waters just thinking about it!
Root Beer Float adapted from Bobby Flay:
Instructions: 1. Scoop two scoops of vanilla ice cream into two tall glasses.
2. Pour root beer (and if you'd like, bourbon) on top of the ice cream. Finish off with dollop of whipped cream.