Celebrate Independence Day With These Red, White & Blue Cocktails
The 4th of July is right around the corner, y'all, and you know what that means. Fireworks! Independence! Parades! Barbecues! And most importantly, red, white, and blue drinks that show just how much you love 'merica!
Photo by Mike McCune Now you can feel patriotic as you drink your face off.
Well, do we have the list for you. From a spiked lemonade to a drinks on a stick, here are five colorful adult beverages for your 4th of July party:
These reddish-blueish drinks scream patriotism. And with silver tequila, plenty of crushed ice, and fresh berries, they also scream summer. For extra flair, rim the glass with red and blue colored salt or sugar. Get the recipe here.
Red, White & Blueberry Lemonade
This fresh-squeezed lemonade is spiked with gin and dotted with fresh raspberries and blueberries for color, while a splash of sparkling water brings a nice fizz. Get the recipe here.
Electric Blue Lagoon
Photo by Rosana Prada Perfect for when your mother tries to break out the electric slide at your family bbq.
To make this electric blue cocktail, mix 1 oz each of citrus vodka, Blue Curacao, lime juice, and triple sec in a shaker filled with ice. Shake, strain, and serve on ice. If you're feeling extra patriotic, cut pineapples into stars for garnish.
This pink cocktail mixes blended and strained watermelon juice, tequila, and simple syrup with muddled mint, blueberries, and lime juice. It's incredibly refreshing on what is sure to be a hot Independence Day. Get the recipe here.
4th of July Cocktail Pops
Impress guests with this "poptail" layered with vodka-spiked blueberry puree, POM juice, and fresh pear juice. The result is a red, white, and blue frozen treat that is sure to get the party going. Get the recipe here.