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10 Patriotic Cocktails to Liven Up this 4th of July

Many Americans believe the 4th of July is the best day of the year. I’m not arguing. No work, BBQ foods, sandy beaches, patriotic outfits, fireworks, free country…you get the point. This holiday doesn’t need much else to make it a great day, but a few drinks never hurt. These 10 patriotic recipes will for sure boost your American spirit!

  1. Blueberry Strawberry Mojito

This colorful cocktail has a subtle spin on a classic mojito. Just throw in fresh blueberries and sliced strawberries and there you have it! Easy to make, easy to drink.

  1. Red White & Blue Vodka Lemonade Slushies

You’ll need a blender for this recipe. Separately blend up three different slushies: cranberry, blue curacao, and vodka lemonade. Layer the flavors and admire the aesthetically pleasing drink you’ve just made.

  1. Boozy Snow Cones

Snow cones make for a refreshing treat, especially on a hot 4th of July day! Head to the kitchen and whip up red & blue alcoholic syrups for an All-American boozy snow cone.

  1. Blueberry Lavender Hard Lemonade

If you’re a fan of the unique lavender flavor, then test out this cocktail. Personalize the sweet taste by adding in however much agave nectar. Add blueberries for a pop of patriotic color!

  1. Red White & Blue Sangria

Nothing beats Sangria in the summer. Top off this drink with blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, and apples to give the perfect 4th of July vibe.

  1. Watermelon Blueberry Cooler

Watermelons are the epitome of summer fruits, so why not make a cocktail out of them? Dip the rim in blue sugar and create star-shaped watermelon slices to complete the patriotic look.

  1. Red White & Blue Strawberry Jell-O Shots

If you like strawberries, Jell-O, and shots, then check out this recipe. It’s a red, white, and blue cocktail that you can eat!

  1. 4th of July Layered Cocktail

This recipe is for the people who have mastered the art of layering drinks. If that’s not you, make the drink anyways (it all tastes the same).

  1. Blue Mule Cocktail

Everybody loves a good Moscow Mule. Liven up this tasty drink with blue curacao and blueberries to complete the American holiday.

  1. Red White & Blue Margaritas

There can’t be a cocktail list without a margarita on it. This explosive ‘merica margarita is a great addition to the party fun!