Turn Your Snow Cones into Cocktails
Posted On: July 7, 2016
There is nothing like crunching on a snow cone during summer days as a kids. But why should the little ones have all the fun? Imbibe talked to bartenders around the country who are making grown-up versions of the frozen treat to get tips, technique and recipes. Stay cool and crush on!
By Emma Janzen
If you grew up in America, chances are you probably have fond memories of crunching on icy snow cones during your childhood. The summery staple remains as ubiquitous as ever, so much so that bartenders are even making grown-up versions in bars across the country. We tapped a few sources to get their tips for making the best versions at home this summer.
Boozy snow cones should be fun and playful—it’s summer, after all. At Good Times at Davey Wayne’s in Los Angeles, the bar staff look to the 1970s for inspiration, playing with drinks like the colorful Grasshopper and Harvey Wallbanger. “We skew to a ’70s ideal, which means the kinds of confections that peoples’ palates don’t really allow them to drink in volume, but they’ll scarf them by the paper cone truckload,” says director of hospitality Steven Sué. Read the entire article on Imbibe.