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Red, white, and blue cocktail recipes

Diana De Cicco is a food editor and writer based in New York City. She has a master's degree from New York University in Food Studies. Her passions are eating, traveling, and eating while traveling.

Cheers to patriotic cocktails

Instead of serving the same old beverages at your July 4th BBQ or party, switch it up with some American-themed cocktails. Mix up these patriotic drinks and watch the fireworks go off!
Cheers to patriotic cocktails

Independence Day Cocktail Recipes


Red Fizz

Makes 2 servings

1 cup passion fruit vodka
1 cup cranberry juice
Fresh cranberries Directions:
Shake vodka and cranberry juice together with ice until chilled. Strain mixture into a champagne glass about 3/4 of the way full. Top with a splash of Champagne and a few berries.

White Sangria

Makes 1 pitcher

Ginger Ale
Mint Directions:
Combine equal amounts vodka and Malibu in a large pitcher. Add in the fruit and let it soak in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours. To serve, pour fruit mixture into chilled glasses and top with a splash of ginger ale.

Blue Margarita

Makes 1 serving

1 ounce white tequila
1 ounce Blue Curacao
1 ounce fresh lime juice
Salt for garnish Directions:
Shake tequila with Blue Curacao and lime juice in a shaker with ice. Dip rim of margarita glass in water then in salt. Pour drink in salt-rimmed glass and serve. You can also serve this drink frozen by pureeing in a blender with ice.

Red, White and Blue Shooter

Makes 1 serving

1/3 ounce grenadine
1/3 ounce peach schnapps
1/3 ounce Blue Curacao Directions:
Pour the grenadine in a shot glass. Float the peach schnapps on top and then the Curacao on top of that -- it will create a layered effect. Related Articles

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