frozen relief from Austin's endless summer

El Monumento uses this teal, hand-cranked Japanese shaved 
ice apparatus for their customized frozen margaritas!

While the rest of the country is easing into autumn, temperatures are still reaching the high 90s in Austin, where September can often prove to be on par with August in terms of heat. Luckily, there is cold comfort to be found around town in the form of delicious frozen drinks that elevate blended ice and alcohol to a whole new level. Click here to read my top ten frozen picks for Forbes Travel Guide.