Next week on Tuesday is July 4th. People all across the U.S. will be celebrating Independence Day. Picnics, BBQ’s and social gatherings will be held everywhere. Be sure to serve delicious cocktails for your big July 4th holiday celebration.
The Fourth of July is an exciting time. When the sun sets, it’s time to watch awesome fireworks. In addition, with delicious cocktails in hand, relax and enjoy the nighttime fireworks display. As a result, it’s a perfect way to end this famous holiday!
Let’s get the party started and show your patriotic side. Serve up red, white, and blue libations that will have you singing our national anthem all night long. Delicious cocktails are always a big hit at any social gathering. We want to share 3 cocktail recipes that your friends and family will definitely enjoy.
Miss American Berry Pie
– A patriotic libation unlike any other… it’s enjoying your favorited mixed berry pie but in a glass! Made with California vodka, it’s a two-in-one take on America’s classic favorites.
2 parts Ménage à Trois Berry Vodka
½ part lemon juice
½ part elderflower liqueur
½ part raspberry/blackberry liqueur
Add all of the ingredients into a shaking tin and fill with a few ice cubes (3-4). Shake for about 10 seconds and dump ingredients into a doubled mini pie tin. Other option is in a rocks glass. Whip cream garnish optional, but suggested!
Red, White, and Blueberry
– Berry forward with a tequila kick, this “blue” margarita is perfection when cheers-ing with you friends on the Fourth.
2 parts Tres Agaves Blanco Tequila
1 part Tres Agaves Agave Nectar
1 lime squeezed
1-2 parts filtered water
A couple sprigs of basil
Muddle blueberries and basil with Tres Agaves Tequila. Add remaining ingredients. Shake with ice and serve over fresh ice (Do not strain). Garnish with basil leaf float.
Patriotic State of Mind
– Cheers to Independence Day with America’s one and only native spirit, bourbon, with this simple and delicious recipe.
2 parts Maker’s 46™ Bourbon
1 part St. Germain
10 fresh blueberries
Muddle the St. Germain and blueberries together in a glass. Add ice and the Maker’s 46™. Shake vigorously for 10 seconds. Strain into a chilled martini glass.
Created by John Henderson, The Happiest Hour, NYC (photo above)
– Sweet & bubbly, this concoction adds an exotic island flair to any beach bound fireworks celebration.
1 ½ parts Sugar Island Coconut Rum
½ parts fresh lime juice
1-2 packets of your choice of sugar substitute
Splash of ginger ale or ginger beer
Muddle sweetener and strawberries together, then add lime, rum and ice. Shake and strain into a tall glass with ice. Top with a splash of ginger ale (diet optional) or ginger beer. Garnish with half a strawberry on the rim of the glass.