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Frozen drinks: A trendlet we can get behind


View Photo Gallery: Just as August arrives, icy drinks are hot at Washington bars. Here’s where to find everything from a “CoronaRita” to a spiked homage to the mall staple dippin’ dots.

Icy blended cocktails, spiked snowcones, sno-balls and now “drinkin’ dots” are everywhere right now, and with the August sun beating down, we’re hardly arguing.

If you’re dying to try one of these new-wave frozen drinks, check out the gallery above for a quick rundown on who’s freezing up margaritas and Arnold Palmers, who’s shaving their own ice for snowcones, and who’s getting crazy with the liquid nitrogen.

Lavanya Ramanathan is a features reporter for Style.

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