Check Out These Delicious & Patriotic Fourth Of July Cocktail Recipes

Wed, July 3, 2013 3:00pm EST by Add first Comment
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The best day of summer is finally here and Americans can celebrate with a delicious cocktail in hand! Check out the yummy recipes below and tell us which is your favorite!

Pull out your red, white and blue HollywoodLifers! Whether you’re going to a summer barbeque or just watching fireworks, you’re definitely going to want to spice things up with a mouth watering cocktail. HollywoodLife.com has found 21 incredibly easy-to-make cocktails for the holiday!

Check Out These Fourth Of July Cocktails

SMIRNOFF Sorbet Light Lemon Sparkler

1.5 oz. SMIRNOFF Sorbet Light Lemon
3 oz. Tonic

Preparation: Fill Glass with ice. Add SMIRNOFF Sorbet Light Lemon and tonic.
Garnish: Lemon wheel

The Star Spangled

1.5 oz. SMIRNOFF Sorbet Light Mango Passion Fruit
3 oz. Orange Juice

Preparation: Fill Glass with ice. Add SMIRNOFF Sorbet Light Mango Passion Fruit and orange juice.
Garnish: Orange wedge

SVEDKA’s 4th of July Firecracker

Ingredients:
1 1/2 parts SVEDKA Stars & Stripes
1 part watermelon schnapps
1/2 part cranberry juice
1/2 part lemon juice
1/2 part simple syrup
1/4 part blue curaçao
soda water

Instructions:
Build in the glass. Add watermelon schnapps and cranberry juice over ice, then carefully add lemon, simple syrup, and SVEDKA as to layer the white layer, then VERY carefully layer the blue curacao to create the color separation, and gently top with soda. Garnish with fresh watermelon pieces.

POM PATRIOT

1 ½ oz. SKYY Vodka
1 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
1 oz. Pomegranate Juice
½ oz. Agave Nectar
1 ½ oz. Ginger Beer
½ oz. Cold Water

Directions: Pour all ingredients in a bottle and close with a metal cap. Chill before serving

LADY LIBERTY

1 ½ oz. SKYY Vodka
1 ½ oz. White Grapefruit Juice
1½ oz. White Grape Juice
½ oz. Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
½ oz. Simple Syrup
½ oz. Cold Water

Directions: Pour all ingredients in a bottle and close with a metal cap. Chill before serving.

ALL-AMERICAN BEAUTY

1 ½ oz. SKYY Vodka
1 oz. Freshly Squeezed Meyer Lemon Juice
½ oz. Simple Syrup
3 Meyer Lemon Peels

Directions: Muddle lemon peels, lemon juice, and simple syrup. Add the vodka and ice. Shake and strain over fresh ice cubes. Garnish with a twist of lemon.

THE FIRECRACKER

3 oz. SKYY Vodka
6 Fresh Cherries, pitted
½ Fresh Lime, cut into 3 wedges
2 teaspoons Sugar
1 Cup Crushed Ice

Directions: Muddle cherries, lime, and sugar. Add the SKYY Vodka and cubed ice. Shake and strain over fresh crushed ice. Garnish with lime and red cherries.

BIG BLUE

1 ½ oz. SKYY Vodka
2 oz. Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice
½ oz. Triple Sec
1 oz. Simple Syrup
½ oz. Blue Curacao
½ oz. Water
4 Blackberries

Directions: Mix all ingredients together in a shaker and pour over crushed ice. Garnish with blackberries on a wooden or metal skewer

All-WHITE Weekend

2 oz. Vanilla Vodka
3 oz. Honeydew-Hibiscus HINT
1-2 Leechees for garnish

RED Hot Mama

1 Part Vodka
1 1/2 Parts Watermelon HINT
1 Watermelon Slice

BLUEberry Blitzer

3 oz. Lime HINT
2 oz. 100% Cranberry juice
1 oz. Seltzer Water
Ice Cubes
¼ Cup Blueberries

Red, White and Blueberries

Ingredients

  • 2 parts Skinnygirl Bare Naked Vodka
  • 1 part club soda
  • 5 blueberries
  • 3 blackberries

Preparation

  1. Muddle blackberries and blueberries in cocktail glass with vodka.
  2. Top with club soda and enjoy!

 

The Firecracker

Ingredients

  • ·         2 parts Skinnygirl Cucumber Vodka
  • ·         2 parts low-sodium tomato juice
  • ·         Splash of fresh lemon juice
  • ·         Squeeze of fresh lime juice
  • ·         Dash of Worcestershire sauce (to taste)
  • ·         Dash of hot sauce
  • ·         Sprinkle of celery salt
  • ·         Cucumber wheel
  • ·         Lime wedge

 

Preparation

1.       Mix ingredients over ice.

2.       Garnish with lime, cucumber, celery salt and enjoy!

Rosé Sparkler

Ingredients:
1 part Courvoisier® Rosé
1 part Thatcher’s™ Blueberry
3 parts Champagne

Directions: Shake first two ingredients and strain into chilled Champagne flute. Top with Champagne. Garnish with blueberries and a cherry dropped in.

La Vie en Gold

Ingredients:

2 parts Courvoisier® Gold

1 part Fresh Lemon Juice

.5 part Demerara Syrup

Topped w/ Wheat Beer

Directions: Shake over ice and strain into a pilsner glass. Top with Wheat Beer. Garnish with a lemon wheel.

The Golden Bellini

Ingredients:

1 part Courvoisier® Gold

1 part DeKuyper® Peachtree Schnapps

1 part Champagne

Lemon and U

Created by Igor Zukoweic, Alchemiq Mixology Services)
2 oz. Ultimat Vodka
1 Small Lemon
1.5 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
2 oz. Coconut Water
.75 oz. Honey
Garnish: Lemon Wheel

Directions: Slice lemon in half, then slice each half into four pieces. Add to a shaker with honey and lightly muddle together. All Ultimat Vodka, Coconut Water and Lemon Juice. Add ice and shake vigorously. Strain through a fine strainer into a highball glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with a lemon wheel.

Thorny Rose White Peach and Grape Sangria

1 25oz bottle of Thorny Rose Pinot Grigio
5 small peaches, sliced
1 bundle of red grapes
1 lemon, sliced
1/4 cup sugar

Directions: Wash and slice your lemon and peaches. Add grapes to the bottom of a glass pitcher and muddle them down. Add the peach slices, wine, sugar, and lemon slices. Stir to combine. Top with ice and chill in the fridge for a few hours before serving.

Malibu American Flag

.75 parts Blue Curacao
.75 parts Malibu Coconut Rum
.75 Campari

Directions: In a shot glass layer Blue Curacao, then Malibu and then Campari on the top for a very Patriotic-looking shooter or sipper.

Independent Lady

50ml / 2 oz Belvedere Vodka

15ml / ¼ oz Simple Syrup

20ml / ½ oz Lemon Juice

6 Raspberries

Dash Egg White

Directions: Shake vigorously and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a raspberry.

Blue Pom Sangria

1 bottle ACTIVATE Defy Blueberry Pom
1.5 cups of Blueberries
1 Bottle (750 mL) Red Wine
¼ Cup Cognac
¼ Cup Triple Sec
1 Orange – cut into half wheels

Directions: Mix all ingredients into a large container, and let it sit for a minimum of 4 hours then serve over ice

Fizzy Rita

3 parts Sauza® Sparkling Mango‐Peach Margarita
Fill with Lemon‐Lime soda

Directions: Build over ice in a Collins glass. Garnish with a peach wedge on rim.

Savannah Sparkling Soother

2 parts Sauza® Sparkling Mango‐Peach Margarita
1⁄2 part DeKuyper® Peachtree® Schnapps
Fill glass with Iced Tea

Directions: Build over ice in a Collins glass. Garnish with a peach wedge on the rim.

Sparkling Berry Paloma

3 parts Sauza® Sparkling Wild Berry Margarita
2 parts Ruby Red Grapefruit juice

Directions: Build over ice in a Collins glass. Garnish with a lime wedge on the rim.

Strawberry Celebration

3 parts Sauza® Sparkling Margarita
1 part DeKuyper® Pucker® Strawberry Liqueur Build over ice in a Collins glass.

Directions: Garnish with a lime wedge on the rim.

Pavan Sangria
1 bottle
Pavan 4-6 cups
sparkling water Sliced fresh fruits
Pour Pavan into a pitcher with ice, add 4-6 cups of sparkling water, to your taste. Top with sliced fresh fruits.

Pavan a la Piscine
2.5 oz
Pavan 3 oz
dry prosecco
Served over ice in a wine glass with a lemon twist

Peacock Tail
2 oz
Pavan 1oz Gin .5 oz fresh lemon juice
Served in an iced highball glass garnished with mint

 

TAO Love Potion #9 – TAO New York

1 1/2 oz Bacardi Razz

Splash of TAO energy drink

Splash of cranberry juice

Served on the rocks with 3 skewered raspberries

Stanton Social Brooklyn Lemonade
1 1/2 oz Brooklyn Gin
3/4 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
1/2 oz Lemon Simple Syrup
6 thing slices of Cucumber
Splash of Ginger Beer
In a pint glass, muddle cucumber, add Brooklyn Gin, fresh lemon juice, lemon simple syrup and ice and shake well. Pour into a highball glass and add ice if necessary. Top with ginger beer and  garnish with a cucumber wheel.


HPNOTIQ’s Red, White, and Blueberry

-2 oz. HPNOTIQ

-1 oz. Premium Blueberry Vodka

-Splash of Lemonade

-Mix HPNOTIQ and Premium Blueberry Vodka. Add lemonade to taste. Garnish with fresh blueberries and mint.

VeeV Herbal Advice:

1.25 oz VeeV Acai Spirit
2 lemon wedges (squeezed)
.5 oz simple syrup or agave nectar
1-2 oz club soda
Fresh cucumber slices
Sprig of mint, basil, sage or rosemary
Raspberries or blackberries
Pack a Mason Jar with ice, add all ingredients and seal the top of the Mason Jar. Shake or stir and you’re ready to serve!

VeeV Mason Jar Mojito:

2 oz VeeV Acai Spirit
4 Lime Wedges
.75 oz simple syrup
2 sprigs of mint
1-2 oz club soda
8-10 blueberries
Pack a Mason Jar with ice, add all ingredients and seal the top of the Mason Jar. Shake or stir and you’re ready to serve!

VeeV Local Lemonade:

1.5 oz VeeV Acai Spirit
Fill with Lemonade
Top with your favorite local beer
Add Lemon or orange wedge for garnish
Pack a Mason Jar with ice, add all ingredients and seal the top of the Mason Jar. Shake or stir and you’re ready to serve!

VeeV Superfruit Margarita:

1 oz. VeeV Acai Spirit
1 oz. Blanco Tequila
1 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
1 oz. Agave Nectar or Simple Syrup
.5 oz POM juice (optional)
Lime wheel for garnish
Shake all ingredients well with ice and strain into an ice-filled rocks glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.

VeeV Açaí Lemonade:

1.5 oz. VeeV Acai Spirit
Lemonade
Splash of Cranberry Juice
Lemon wheel for garnish
Pack a mason jar with ice, add all of the ingredients, and seal the top. Shake and serve to your guests in the jar.

VeeV Superfruit Fizz:

2 oz. VeeV Acai Spirit
.75 oz Strawberry Purée
4 Lime Wedges
.5 oz. Agave Nectar or Simple Syrup
1-2 Sprigs of Mint
Ginger Ale or Ginger Beer
Strawberry and Sprig of Mint for garnish
Shake VeeV, Strawberry Purée, lime, agave nectar/simple syrup and mint well with ice and strain into an ice-filled rocks glass. Top with ginger ale or ginger beer. Garnish with the strawberry and mint sprig.

Skinny Superfruit Sangria:

1.25 oz VeeV Acai Spirit
1.25 oz Red Wine
1 oz Cranberry Juice
.5 oz Strawberry Purée
Fresh seasonal fruit for garnish
Shake all ingredients well with ice and transfer to a rocks or brandy glass. Add additional ice and garnish with fruit. Other flavored purées can be used to substitute – depending on your flavor choice. This cocktail is only 120 calories per serving!

– Chloe Melas

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