Red, White and Booze: Festive 4th of July Cocktails
It’s that time of year again! You’ve got your hot dogs by the grill and the sparklers on standby -- but what about the festive cocktails? If it’s your turn to host the annual Fourth of July party (or if you’re the overachieving friend bringing drinks) look no further. Cheers to celebrating how our Founding Fathers (and mothers) would have wanted us to!
Pop Rocks on the Beach
Add a little crackle to your barbeque. Pop Rocks is the key touch to making this cocktail literally sizzle. Candy lovers beware, you might just become obsessed with this drink.
1/2 oz Vodka
1/2 oz Midori Melon Liqueur
1/2 oz Chambord Raspberry Liqueur
Drop Watermelon Pop Rocks on top
Need more help? Get the full tutorial at Pizzazerie.
Blue Long Island
This drink is refreshing and fun - practically paradise in a glass!
For further instructions check out Mix That Drink!
White Wine-Berry Sangria
Bring a little bit of Spain to your outdoor barbecue! They don't call America the melting pot for nothing.
1 bottle dry white wine
1 cup lemon-lime soda
1/2 cup raspberry Vodka
Get the full step-by-step at Tasty Trials.
Is it even a party without Margaritas on deck?
3 ounces Silver Patron Tequila
2 ounces Blue Curacao
2 ounces Cointreau
Juice from 1 fresh squeezed lime
2 lime wedges and 2 Maraschino cherries for garnish
Optional: Margarita salt for rimming glasses
If you need additional assistance look at One Martini.
Mexican Red Hot
Shots, anyone? Bring cinnamon schnapps and a little tequila with you and you'll definitely be a crowd favorite.
1/4 ounce silver tequila
Put the ingredients in a mixing glass with ice and stir. Strain into a shot glass.
Look at Mix That Drink for the full how-to!
So, how are you getting your booze on this weekend? Tell us in the comments below!