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9 Ice-Cold Cocktails for Summer

Blended, ice cream-inflused, or on the rocks, here's where to find cool cocktails in Detroit right now.

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With summer right around the bend, it's time to break out the festive frozen cocktails. Whether it's a traditional frozen margarita or an alcohol-infused milkshake, here are Detroit's best bets for an icy treat.

Don't see your favorite frozen beverage on the list? Let us know in the comments or send us a tip. [Photo]

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Known for their steak-by-the-ounce cuts of beef, Capers has equally large beverages to match. The Shady Lady is a 46-ounce strawberry daiquiri (or margarita) that equates to about three normal alcoholic beverages. [Photo]

Comerica Park

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What better way to enjoy a sunny day at the ballgame than with a slushy drink? Visit Daiquiris in Sections 119, 141 or 330 to cool off with the name-sake drink, also termed “Tiger Fuel.” [Photo]

Great Lakes Coffee

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Not interested in the hard stuff? Great Lakes' 50/50 is a cocktail blending dark beer and cold brew coffee. Grab one at the bar for a cool jolt. [Photo]

Mercury Burger & Bar

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Try their take on the Detroit classic, The Hummer. A frothy, creamy, frozen concoction of rum, Kahlua and vanilla ice cream. [Photo]

Our/Detroit

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Our/Detroit's take on hard lemonade is The Hubbell Trouble, tart cranberry McClary Bros. drinking vinegars are mixed with aromatic bitters and lemonade over ice. It's cool shrub for a hot summer day. [Photo]

Punch Bowl Social

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Go retro for the evening at this restaurant-bar-bowling alley, offering two different “Adult Milkshakes.” Choose either a coffee-mint flavor combo or a nutmeg-maple-bacon version. [Photo]

TAQO Detroit

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Go to sample some of the 200 tequilas available. Frozen margaritas already have tequila mixed in, but opt for a stirred version to mix and match your chosen tequila. [Photo]

The Sugar House

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Try the Brazilian Batida, featured on the spring menu Cachaca 51, cream, lemon, simple syrup, mint, and egg white are served over crushed ice for an extra cold buzz. [Photo]

Xochimilco Restaurant

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Head straight to Mexicantown to get your margarita fix. Xochimilico Restaurant offers enormous jumbo margaritas, but with so many options in this neighborhood perhaps a margarita crawl is in order? [Photo]

Capers

Known for their steak-by-the-ounce cuts of beef, Capers has equally large beverages to match. The Shady Lady is a 46-ounce strawberry daiquiri (or margarita) that equates to about three normal alcoholic beverages. [Photo]

Comerica Park

What better way to enjoy a sunny day at the ballgame than with a slushy drink? Visit Daiquiris in Sections 119, 141 or 330 to cool off with the name-sake drink, also termed “Tiger Fuel.” [Photo]

Great Lakes Coffee

Not interested in the hard stuff? Great Lakes' 50/50 is a cocktail blending dark beer and cold brew coffee. Grab one at the bar for a cool jolt. [Photo]

Mercury Burger & Bar

Try their take on the Detroit classic, The Hummer. A frothy, creamy, frozen concoction of rum, Kahlua and vanilla ice cream. [Photo]

Our/Detroit

Our/Detroit's take on hard lemonade is The Hubbell Trouble, tart cranberry McClary Bros. drinking vinegars are mixed with aromatic bitters and lemonade over ice. It's cool shrub for a hot summer day. [Photo]

Punch Bowl Social

Go retro for the evening at this restaurant-bar-bowling alley, offering two different “Adult Milkshakes.” Choose either a coffee-mint flavor combo or a nutmeg-maple-bacon version. [Photo]

TAQO Detroit

Go to sample some of the 200 tequilas available. Frozen margaritas already have tequila mixed in, but opt for a stirred version to mix and match your chosen tequila. [Photo]

The Sugar House

Try the Brazilian Batida, featured on the spring menu Cachaca 51, cream, lemon, simple syrup, mint, and egg white are served over crushed ice for an extra cold buzz. [Photo]

Xochimilco Restaurant

Head straight to Mexicantown to get your margarita fix. Xochimilico Restaurant offers enormous jumbo margaritas, but with so many options in this neighborhood perhaps a margarita crawl is in order? [Photo]

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