There's arguably no better feeling than saying goodbye to the chill of winter and hello to the warmth of spring and summer in Columbia SC. With it comes the immediate desire to toast the sunshine we've missed so much with a cool drink in hand. From frosé to non-alcoholic + kid-friendly options, we've got you covered on the frozen drink front. So pull out those shorts that have been hiding in the back of your closet, rally your crew and enjoy one (or all) of our favorite chilled sips in the real Southern hot spot.
Frosé | Bone-In BBQ
Featuring rotating seasonal fruit, the Frosé at Bone-In BBQ in the Bull Street neighborhood is summertime perfection. Take yours outside to the patio for an up-close view of the Fireflies Stadium, Segra Park. Pro tip: Bone-In also serves up rotating iced cocktails like frozen rum + coke. Yes, please.
Prosecco Pops | River Rat Brewery
Artisan popsicle + bubbly = Prosecco Pops at River Rat Brewery. You would be remiss in not also checking out their frosé, frozen Mules and dynamite rooftop bar.
Apple Pie Wine Slushies | Mercer House Estate Winery
Frozen cocktails | Bourbon
Sorbet Float | Hendrix
The new kid in Columbia SC, Hendrix, partnered with local Main Street creamery Sweet Cream to concoct these boozy sorbet floats. Best enjoyed with rooftop views of the prettiest little city in all the land.
Shaved Ice | Pelican's SnoBalls
Pick a flavor, add sour mix, whipped cream or even gummies and you've got the perfect cooling treat a la Pelican's SnoBalls. Bring your furry friend along and order up a "Pup Cup" - it's peanut butter flavored.
Rainbow of Frozen Drinks | Wet Willie's
Pick a color, any color (cocktail) at Wet Willie's in The Vista. You can even mix several flavors if you're feeling crazy. We love the Superman.
Game Changer | Home Team BBQ
Newly opened in Columbia SC's Five Points neighborhood, Home Team BBQ is famous for their "Game Changer" cocktails, made with a mix of gold + spiced Caribbean rum, orange juice, pineapple juice, cream of coconut, and a dash of fresh-grated nutmeg. YUM.
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