Arizona is home to a vibrant scene of creative large-format cocktails that are tailor-made for enjoying with companions. Whether you’re looking for an artfully crafted punch bowl or an Instagram-worthy goblet, you’ll find plenty of options in the Valley. To help you make the most of your cocktail experience, we’ve rounded up some of the best destinations for shareable cocktails in Arizona.
Maple & Ash
Maple & Ash is renowned for its luxurious dining experience and refined cocktails. Nestled in Scottsdale, this elegant establishment was inspired by the opulence of the roaring 20’s and features an elevated, large-format cocktail selection to match. These sips serve between six to 10 people and include B.A.E. (Big Agave Energy) with Dahlia Cristalino Tequila, Champagne, charred grapefruit and citrus; Boujee & Boozy with Cruzan, Grey Goose Essence, spiced strawberry, pineapple, coconut water and citrus; and Spill The Tea with Tito’s Vodka, house tea blend, lychee and citrus. These meticulously crafted cocktails evoke the extravagant spirit of the Great Gatsby era, allowing guests to immerse themselves in the golden age of elegance. For more information, visit mapleandash.com.
Eden Rooftop Bar
In addition to the dining experiences at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix, Eden Rooftop Bar invites guests to savor the ultimate poolside luxury with a handcraft sip in tow. The newly-opened rooftop bar offers two large-format cocktails to enjoy under the warm Arizona sun, including Summer of Love (serves four to six) with Pisco Porton, Giffard Pamplemousse Liqueur, lime, lavender and Louis Jadot Rosé, or The Commission (serves four to eight) created with Blade & Bow Bourbon, demerara, angostura, orange bitters and cherries. A professional mixologist curated the bespoke cocktail menu based on guests’ preferences, incorporating local spirits and fresh ingredients to create a selection of refreshing and flavorful libations. For more information, visit hotelpalomar-phoenix.com.
Known for its modern coastal cocktails and cuisine, Cala Scottsdale offers vibrant and shareable cocktails in Arizona with high-flavor profiles and Mediterranean inspirations. Choose from four table-side sips, including Aqua di Capri (serves six to 10) crafted with tropical rum, pineapple, coconut, Centr sparkling CBD and citrus; the indulgent Grand Espresso Martini (serves three to four) with Stoli vanilla and orange vodka, Borghetti espresso liqueur and Owen’s espresso; Le Jardin (serves six to 10) featuring Kai lychee vodka, dragonfruit rum, strawberry and citrus; or the refreshing Maramara (serves six to 10) with tequila, passionfruit, hibiscus, habanero syrup and mint. For more information, visit calascottsdale.com.
Indulge in a taste of the Hamptons right in Scottsdale with The Montauk. This luxurious beach-inspired oasis offers an exhilarating shared cocktail experience, boasting one of the most extensive selections in the state. Perfect for groups of at least four people, the punch bowls are masterfully crafted, offering a delightful array of flavors. You can savor favorites like the refreshing Spa Water Punch Bowl made with Effen Cucumber Vodka, kiwi, ginger, lime and soda; Tito’s Mega Mule featuring Tito’s Vodka, ginger beer and lime; or the light and tangy Skinny Margarita Punch Bowl made with Corazon Tequila, agave nectar and soda (to name a few). Not to mention, the Party Tree with 12 cups gives guests the freedom to choose between espresso martinis or the classic Montauk Frosé. For more information, visit themontaukaz.com.
Recently added to the collection of dining destinations in Glendale’s Westgate Entertainment District, Sugar Factory takes the shared cocktail experience to new heights with its signature Goblet Extravaganza. The shareable cocktails in Arizona feature a wide array of oversized Instagram-worthy sips, each garnished with an assortment of sweet treats like lollipops, gummy bears and cotton candy. Perfect for celebrating birthdays, bachelorette parties or simply indulging in a playful and sweet libation, Sugar Factory’s cocktails promise a delightful selection that appeals to guests of all ages with both alcoholic and non-alcoholic versions of each sip. Concoctions include White Gummi, Pretty in Pink, Ocean Blue, Candy Shop and many more. For more information, visit sugarfactory.com.