Watch Videos of Six Top Bartenders Blending The Best Frozen Drinks in Phoenix

Frozen drinks are decidedly old school, but six of Phoenix's top mixologists are bringing them back with inventive, well-balanced tipples replacing the sugary sweet frozen drinks of old. And, with the summer heat decidedly upon us, we couldn't be happier with this comeback.

Just watching these icy drinks whir is enough to make you feel a little cooler.

Another frozen favorite, the piña colada at Bitter & Twisted is made with house-charred pineapple rum.
Another frozen favorite, the piña colada at Bitter & Twisted is made with house-charred pineapple rum.
Shelby Moore

1. Brian Downing of Bitter & Twisted makes a jicama-blended beverage, the Jic-up (ha ha).

The rosé snow cone at Mora Italian in Phoenix is adorned with a fresh orchid.
The rosé snow cone at Mora Italian in Phoenix is adorned with a fresh orchid.
Patricia Escarcega

2. Toby Moniz of Mora Italian whips up a Rosé Snowball.

Both Ladera (pictured is Bartender Colton Brock pulling a glass of their popular Mezcolada) and Casa Añejo offer multiple frozen drinks meticulously measured and whirring away in slushie machines, perfect, yet rare, tools in the Valley's craft cocktail scene.EXPAND
Both Ladera (pictured is Bartender Colton Brock pulling a glass of their popular Mezcolada) and Casa Añejo offer multiple frozen drinks meticulously measured and whirring away in slushie machines, perfect, yet rare, tools in the Valley's craft cocktail scene.
Shelby Moore

3. Ladera's Colton Brock makes the bar's signature Mezcolada.

Frozen wonderland video part two (next page).



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