4th of July Cocktails
Put a little sizzle in your 4th of July drinks. With red, white, and blue drinks and July Fourth vodka drinks, there's an Independence Day cocktail for every party in the USA.
By Andrea Crowley
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4th of July Shooters
Who's down for 4th of July shots? Three ingredients are all you need to whip up these patriotic shooters: grenadine, peach schnapps, and blue curacao.
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Sparkling Rose Blueberry Floats
You don't need a lighter for these sparklers! The fizzy 4th of July dessert drinks call for a bottle of rose. They one-up root beer floats any day.
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4th of July wine? Not this year. Bust out the Zin and fresh fruit—it's sangria time! This very cherry version gets a double dose with dark pitted cherries and cherry-flavor syrup.
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Coconut Cream Island Punch
It's not a party without a little 4th of July punch. This one is spiked with spiced rum and looks to grapefruit soda to keep things extra bubbly.
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Make like Beyonce and lemonade it up. Fresh-squeezed lemon juice makes all the difference in this lip-puckering 4th of July lemonade.
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Save a few of those berries from your annual flag tart for some poppin' cocktails. Our 4th of July mojito starts with muddled berries, mint, lime, and rum.
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Grape Vodka Cocktail Cubes
Ice, ice, baby! These boozy cubes are what makes the difference between a bartender and a mixologist. Up your game with a tray that takes only 15 minutes to make!
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Cheers to America's 50th state with none other than a Blue Hawaiian. Blue curacao, pineapple juice, and vodka make the 4th of July cocktail liquid paradise.
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Sweet Tea Swagger
Americans enjoy a little swagger in their tea. Vodka and brown sugar do the trick in this beverage. Skewered watermelon gives it that signature 4th of July touch.
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Let bourbon do the talking in this ginger-snapped cocktail. Lemon peel gives it extra zing. Bonus: It's less than 100 calories a glass!
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Spicy Tomato Gin and Tonic
Forget the salt—steak seasoning rims this extra spicy gin and tonic, while muddled tomatoes and dill keep it garden-fresh.
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Texas Peach Sangria
Sangria does it again! Make your next batch Texas-style, with three hits of peachy keen goodness: nectar, schnapps, and vodka. We'll cheers to that, y'all!
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