Stars, Stripes, and Sips For Your 4th of July Celebration!

Stars, Stripes, and Sips For Your 4th of July Celebration!

Whether you're spending your 4th of July at the beach or out barbecuing, nothing pairs better with a summer holiday than a tasty cocktail or refreshing mocktail! Check out these eight recipes to turn your weekend from red, white, and blue to red, white, and boozy!

Boozy Snow Cones

This icy treat will take you back to your childhood and have your guests reminiscing about summer days at the country fair!

What You’ll Need:

Sugar / Strawberries / White Rum / Lime / Blue Curacao

Blue Ice Vodka Spritzer

This refreshing spritzer is best made with Blue Ice Vodka, which has only 52 calories per ounce!

What You’ll Need:

4 Limes / 3 tbsp Sugar / 1 liter Club Soda / 1 cup Blue Ice Vodka / 1 cup Blueberries / 1 cup Raspberries

Halve the limes and squeeze the juice into a pitcher. If desired, cut the squeezed limes into small pieces and add to the pitcher. Mix in the sugar. Add the club soda, vodka, blueberries, and raspberries. Pour over ice. 

Firecracker Margaritas

Take inspiration from Firecracker pops that pair perfectly with the 4th and make them into layered margaritas!

What You’ll Need:

Strawberries / Blueberries / Coconut Milk / Tequila / Lime Juice / Agave Nectar

Red, White, and Blue "Be You" Sangria

Everyone loves a good sangria, and it’s easy to put a patriotic twist on it! Use one bottle of Be Mixed cocktail mixer—it has no calories and is all natural.

What You’ll Need:

1 bottle Be Mixed Cucumber Mint / 4 oz. Sauvignon Blanc / 6 Grapes / 7 Blackberries / Splash of Club Soda

Muddle the blackberries and grapes. Combine all ingredients into a glass over ice and stir. 

Red, White, and Blue Strawberry Jello Shots

If you’re looking to mix things up and get your cocktail out of the glass, these Jello Shots are the perfect way to do so! They’re best served skewered (read: less cleanup to do later!).

What You’ll Need:

Strawberries / Blueberry Jell-O™ / Unflavored Powdered Gelatin / Coconut Milk / Sugar / Vodka

Land of the Free Lemonade

This lemonade is great as a cocktail or mocktail! Citrus-infused vodka is an optional ingredient, making it a crowd pleaser.

What You’ll Need:

Sugar / Salt / Lemons / Watermelon / Blueberries / Vodka


Red, White, and Blue Fruit-Infused Water

Pack this fruit-infused water and bring it with you to the beach! It’s a festive and healthy way to add a touch of color to your water and is a simple cocktail alternative. 

What You’ll Need:

Water or Sparkling Water / Blueberries / Strawberries / Apples

Cherry Infused Dr. Pepper Punch

Your guests with a sweet tooth will definitely be coming back for seconds, so be sure to make a big batch of this punch!

What You’ll Need

Dr. Pepper™ / Cherry Juice / Ginger Ale / Maraschino Cherries / Pomegranate

Did any of these catch your eye? Which one will you make for July 4th?

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