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For folks who can’t decide between a frothy brew or frou-frou cocktail, the answer has arrived: beer cocktails. These combos are barreling onto on drinks lists Valleywide, hopping up already-enticing microbrews with a dose of hard alcohol. The recently renovated Iguana Mack’s in
If you can’t spend your summer whiling away the days on an island paradise, Mastro’s City Hall Steakhouse mixes up a fleeting taste of the tropics with its Get Kraken cocktail. One sip, and you’ll be transported to a chaise lounge under a palm tree or palapa-roof hut, the waves lapping at the white shore while you’re spritzed by a salty sea breeze.
DRINK THIS: No. 9 Horchata Cocktail
Cream rises to the top, they say – as old adage that proves deliciously correct in the case of Windsor mixologist Matty Helland’s No. 9 cocktail, a milky-white concoction that beat out a bevy of contenders to win the critics’ pick at the Third Annual Devour Phoenix and Arroyo Vodka Bartending Competition in March. Helland starts with 1 ½ ounces of locally-made Arroyo Vodka infused with coriander seed,
Midwestern transplants to Arizona certainly don’t wax nostalgic about shoveling driveway snow, but they may miss summertime memories like fields dappled with violets, bushes heavy with blackberries, and crazy things like going outside in the daytime. Thankfully, a Midwestern expat – the Downtown Phoenix location of Province, which first earned
Every year, spectators at the galloping Kentucky Derby guzzle about 120,000 mint juleps – the Derby’s quaff-of-choice since 1938. If you can’t get to Churchill Downs, don your finest fascinator and hoof it to Mabel’s on Main in Old Town Scottsdale, where they’ll mix up this minty concoction and other Southern-inspired cocktails at their annual Derby party on May 5.
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