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Roundup: Find respite in the summer heat with icy adult beverages from local eateries

Roundup: Find respite in the summer heat with icy adult beverages from local eateries
August 2022

Then break out the blender to make these boozy slushies at home

Ron Con Cola, The Ordinary (upper left)
The King Street seafood stalwart takes rum and coke to a new level with an icy combination of Brugal Anejo Dominican rum, Mexican cola, and Amaro Ramazzotti, all blended with fresh ginger and lime juices. 544 King St.,

Tan Line, Bonny’s Hideaway (upper right)
Irish whiskey in a tiki drink? Expect the unexpected at this recent addition to the King Street bar scene, named for 18th-century pirate Anne Bonny. Among the lineup of intriguing Caribbean-inspired tiki-style drinks, longtime bartender and co-owner Jim McCourt created the Tan Line—a slushy blend of Bushmills, pineapple, tamarind, lime, and ginger—just for summer. 549 King St.,

The Hill Climber, Weezy’s Ice Cream Bar (lower left)
Find refreshment for the entire family at this parlor/bar featuring dozens of ice cream flavors, as well as boozy milkshakes and icy cocktail concoctions. The Hill Climber—crafted in partnership with nearby bottle shop, Equal Parts—features Bourbon and peach puree balanced with lemon juice and rosemary simple syrup. 3293 Maybank Hwy., Ste. 205, John’s Island;

Frozen Paloma, Sullivan’s Fish Camp (center)
This new island establishment serves the popular tequila-infused cocktail on tap. Bright with citrusy flavors of grapefruit and lime and sweetened with agave, the Paloma (or “dove” in Spanish) is a refined refresher. 2019 Middle St., Sullivan’s Island;

Hatch Green Chile Margarita, Rancho Lewis (lower right)
Passionate about the New Mexico-grown chiles, pitmaster John Lewis blended the pepper into a traditional marg, creating a signature cocktail to complement his extensive menu of border food. 1503 King St.,