Combine sweet treats with beer, wine and booze this summer.
Whether white peach prosecco or mojito sorbetto, these gelato flavors only hint at booze: The treats are safe for all ages. // Dolcezza Gelato & Coffee: 2905 District Ave., Fairfax
Ice cream and dessert wine pairings at The Black Squirrel
The newly opened Black Squirrel in Dunn Loring is celebrating National Ice Cream Month with a pairing of homemade ice creams with glasses of Virginia port-style wine and dessert wines, ending July 31. Options include smoked white chocolate ice cream paired with Paradise Springs Swagger, a port-style wine, and salted caramel and applewood-smoked bacon ice cream paired with Horton Vineyards Rojo, a red dessert wine with a dark chocolate essence. // The Black Squirrel: 2680 Avenir Place, Vienna
Heavy Seas Alehouse beer float
For a hop-filled dessert, go to Heavy Seas Alehouse in Arlington for a beer float. A spin on a root beer float, the beer floats come in five flavors including Peg Leg, featuring an imperial stout with vanilla ice cream and Coke. // Heavy Seas Alehouse: 1501 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Trummer’s on Main chocolate and rum pairings
Three artisanal chocolates are paired with three rums, and the duos are a sweet and strong treat. The combinations include 23-year Zacapa, five-year Plantation and Pyrate rums with 65 percent purace, 65 percent sumapaz and 70 percent cocuy chocolates. // Trummer’s on Main: 7134 Main St., Clifton