1. Fireworks & Firewater

Let’s celebrate our independence the best way we know how! Cookouts and cocktails! Check out these patriotic recipes for the best 4th of July cocktails, ever!

2. Cherry Lime Mojito

Cherry Lime Mojito Source:5W PR

3. Rocket’s Red Glare

1 part Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
1 part frozen limeade
1 ½ parts light pomegranate juice (no sugar added)
1 part vanilla creme soda (or diet vanilla creme soda)
Cherry (for garnish)

Directions: Combine limeade, pomegranate juice, tequila and vanilla creme soda in a glass filled with ice. Stir well to combine. Garnish with cherry.

4. America The Bluetiful

America The Bluetiful Source:5W PR

5. Frozen Firecracker

1 ½ parts Sauza® Blue Reposado 100% Agave Tequila
1 ½ parts frozen piña colada mix
1 ½ parts mango sorbet
2 parts ice
Coconut shavings for garnish
Pineapple slice for garnish

In a blender, combine tequila, frozen piña colada mix, mango sorbet, and ice until smooth. Optional: Rim your cocktail glasses with coconut shavings and garnish w/a pineapple slices

6. Star-Spangled Spritzer

Star Spangled Spritzer Source:5W PR

7. Blue Salute

1 part Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
½ part DeKuyper® Blue Curacao
2 parts frozen lemonade
1 2̷/3 parts light beer
Cherries (for garnish)
Lime wedge (for garnish)

Combine all ingredients in a glass filled with ice. Garnish with cherries and a lime wedge and enjoy!

8. Knob Creek® Summer Spice

Recipe by Celebrity Chef Michael Symon

1 ¼ Parts Knob Creek® Rye Whiskey
½ Part Fresh Lime Juice
½ Part Orange Liqueur
¼ Part White Creme De Cocoa

Pour all ingredients into a shaker. Shake vigorously with ice and strain into cocktail glass. Garnish with lime wheel

9. Sweet Berry Bourbon

¼ oz. simple syrup
1 ½ oz. VOGA Dolce Rosso
1 oz. bourbon
Fresh Berries

Mix equal parts water and sugar until sugar is dissolved to make simple syrup. Muddle fresh blueberries and raspberries into a cocktail shaker. Add ice, simple syrup, VOGA Dolce Rosso, bourbon. Shake well and strain into glass. Add fresh berries and mint sprig for garnish.

10. Vanilla Caramel Coffee

3 oz. RealBeanz Caramel
1 ½ oz. vanilla vodka
Ground cinnamon

In a shaker, combine RealBeanz Caramel, vanilla vodka and ½ tspn of ground cinnamon. Shake vigorously and pour into mason jar. Sprinkle with cinnamon for garnish

11. Strawberry Sparkler

1 ½ parts Skinnygirl™ Bare Naked Vodka
2 large strawberries
3 – 4 basil leaves
Splash of soda water

Muddle strawberries and basil leaves. Add ice and vodka, top with soda water.

12. Stars & Stripes Sipper

1 ½ parts Skinnygirl™ Meyer Lemon Vodka
Splash of DeKuyper Triple Sec
Splash of diet lemon-lime soda
Raspberries or lemon slice for garnish

Mix ingredients in a glass with ice. Top with diet-lime soda. Garnish with raspberries and a lemon.

13. Summertime Sangria

1 Bottle of VOGA Moscato
1 12 oz. bottle of Peach Beer
3 oz. Triple Sec
2 sliced peaches
2 sliced apricots
1 sliced Granny Smith apple
1 sliced lemon
1 sliced lime
1/2 liter club soda

Pour VOGA Moscato and beer in a large pitcher and add sliced peach, apricot, apple, lemon and lime. Next add triple sec and stir gently. Chill mixture for at least one hour, and top with club soda.

14. Basil Hayden’s® Stars & Stripes Spiced Ice

Created by Chris Wilkins (Louisville, KY)

2 Parts Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon
1 Part Simple Syrup
1/2 Lemon, Juiced
1 inch of Vanilla Bean
5 Basil Leaves
1 Basil Sprig

Combine Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon, simply syrup, lemon juice, vanilla bean and basil in a blender. Add ice and pulse until ice is pea-sized. Pour into a rocks glass. Garnish with a sprig of basil.

15. Patriotic Prosecco

2 parts Skinnygirl™ Prosecco
2 parts limeade
Sweetener (optional)
Lime wheels for garnish (optional)

Add all ingredients into a stemless wine glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.

16. Fireworks Fizz


1 part Skinnygirl™ White Cherry Vodka
4 parts sparkling water
Splash of all natural pomegranate juice

Combine vodka and sparkling water over a glass of ice. Finish with a splash of pomegranate juice.

17. Mandarin Cafe

3 oz. RealBeanz Dark Roast with Coconut Water
1 ½ oz. white rum
½ oz. orange or tangerine liquor
Tangerine slices

In a shaker, combine ice, RealBeanz, orange liqour and rum. Shake and pour into glass. Squeeze two tangerine slices into the drink and place one slice on rim of the glass for garnish.

18. Herradura’s Red, White & Blueberries

1½ oz. Herradura Silver
2 ½ oz. coconut water
¼ oz. agave nectar
½ oz. lime juice

Place all ingredients in to a cocktail shaker filled with cubed ice. Shake hard and strain over crushed ice in to a tall glass. Garnish with raspberries and blueberries.

19. Bohemia Fireworks

2 strawberries
1.5 oz Bohemia
1.5 oz spiced rum
.5 oz simple syrup
½ oz lemon

Muddle the strawberries and add the rest of the ingredients. Shake all ingredients and pour over ice in a Collins glass. Top with Bohemia beer.

20. Cherry Lime Spritzer

3 cherries
2 lime wedges
3 oz. Slim Lizzy’s Margarita
.25 oz. grenadine
1 oz. club soda

Muddle cherries, limes and simple syrup in a glass. Shake & strain Slim Lizzy’s Margarita & grenadine over fresh ice. Top with club soda. Garnish with lime wheel and a cherry

21. Cosmo Basil Lemonade

3 watermelon cubes
2 lime wedges
.5 oz. agave nectar
2 oz. Slim Lizzy’s Margarita
1 oz. silver tequila

Muddle watermelon cubes, fresh lime juice from wedges and agave nectar in a glass. Shake Slim Lizzy’s Margarita and silver tequila together, then strain over fresh ice. Garnish with a lime wedge

22. Watermelon Limeade

3 oz. Slim Lizzy’s Cosmopolitan
1 oz. fresh lemon juice
.5 oz. simple syrup
1 basil leaf
1 oz. lemon lime soda

Shake Slim Lizzy’s Cosmo, lemon juice, simple syrup & basil leaves, then strain over ice. Top with lemon lime soda. Garnish with a strawberry, lemon wheel & basil leaf.

23. Raz, White & Blue

8 oz. Bud Light Lime Raz-Ber-Rita

Muddle blueberries and pineapple in a mixing glass. Add ice and pour in Bud Light Lime Raz-Ber-Rita. Stir, garnish with blueberries and pineapple and serve in a mason jar.

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