Best 4th of July Cocktails 2022: Easy and Festive 4th of July Drink Recipes

However you spend the 4th of July, might we suggest adding a festive cocktail to the equation? Whether you’re planning an elaborate 4th of July party, spending the day lounging by the pool with friends and family, or simply indulging in the beloved summer treat of a long weekend , it’s always a good idea to mix up a batch of party drinks to liven up the festivities. Not only is a happy drink the perfect addition to all your favorite Independence Day mainstays like burgers, hot dogs and all things red, white and blue, but a refreshing 4th of July cocktail is also the best way to go. to beat the sweltering summer heat.

Sure, a glass of crisp wine or a beer is always nice, but this year elevate your 4th of July celebrations with a festive yet elegant cocktail. Below, check out the most delicious (and easiest to make!) concoctions to serve on the 4th of July.

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Diplomatic Watermelon Negroni Sparkler.

Diplomático Watermelon Negroni Sparkler

Ingredients:

40ml Diplomatic Mantuano
20ml sweet vermouth
20 ml bitter Italian aperitif
10ml watermelon juice
Ice

Directions:

Add all ingredients to a mixing glass filled with ice. Stir to combine and chill. Strain into an old fashioned double rocks glass with a large chunk of ice. Garnish with your choice of fruit.

Fourth of July.

818 4th of july

Ingredients:

0.5oz 818 White Tequila
0.5 oz gin
0.5 oz vodka
0.5 oz white rum
0.5 oz blue curacao
0.75 oz lime juice
Spoonful of bar low in cinnamon syrup
Grapefruit soda

Directions:

Add all ingredients, except club soda, to a shaker with plenty of ice. Pour an ounce of club soda into a highball glass with large ice cubes. Pour the shaken contents over the soda. Top with remaining club soda; garnish with Luxardo cherries.

Sparkling pineapple cocktail.

Sparkling pineapple cocktail

Ingredients:

1.5 ounces Vodka Belvedere
0.5 oz fresh lime juice
0.2 oz pineapple juice
Hella Bitters & Soda

directions:

Add all ingredients, except Hella Bitters and Soda, to a shaker and shake with ice. Strain into a Collins glass and top with Bitters and Soda.

Statue of Liberty.

Statue of Liberty

Courtesy of The Bilboquet mixologist Benjamin Wood

Ingredients:

Lemon zest
1/2 oz Italicus Syrup (Add equal parts white granulated sugar and Italicus bergamot liqueur to a mixer; stir over low heat until dissolved.)
Champagne
Peychaud bitters
Fresh berries and pineapple leaves

Directions:

Add the Italicus syrup to a pilsner glass, squeeze the lemon zest into the glass and drop in. Add pebbles of ice up to 1/2 inch below the rim of the glass. Fill with sparkling wine and stir to incorporate. Add ice to the brim, layer with five to six dashes of Peychauds bitters and mount a mound of ice on top to layer. Garnish with berries and fronds.

1800 Coco Coladas.

Ingredients:

2oz 1800 Coconut
3/4 oz coconut cream
3/4 oz pineapple juice
1/2 oz fresh lemon juice

Directions:

Add all ingredients to a blender with ice; Blend until smooth. Pour into a Hurricane glass and garnish with a pineapple wedge.

Basil vodka gimlet.

Gimlet Vodka Basil

Ingredients:

2oz King St. Basil Infused Vodka
1 oz simple syrup
3/4 oz fresh lime juice
Fresh basil leaves

Directions:

Add lime juice and basil to a shaker. Crush the basil leaves. Add the simple syrup, basil-infused King St vodka and ice cubes to the shaker. Shake vigorously. Strain into a twist glass; garnish with a basil leaf.

American party.

american party

Courtesy of Milagro Ambassador Luis Lopez

Ingredients:

5 crushed strawberries
2 parts Milagro Silver Tequila
2 parts coconut cream
3/4 parts lemon juice
1 part pineapple juice
1/4 agave nectar

Directions:

Add 5 crushed strawberries to the bottom of a tall glass. Add all ingredients to a shaker; strain over fresh ice. Serve in a tall glass and garnish with a rim of buzz ball.

Barrilito Sky.

Barrilito Sky

Ingredients:

2oz Ron Del Barrilito Two Stars
Pineapple syrup
Blue Curacao Liqueur
Lemon juice
Fresh mint leaves

Directions:

Combine all ingredients except mint leaves in a shaker; shake vigorously for 10 seconds. Pour into a balloon glass; add mint leaves to garnish.

Bisquit & Dubouché Watermelon Sour.

Bisquit & Dubouché Watermelon Sour

Ingredients:

1.5 ounces Cognac Bisquit & Dubouche VSOP
0.5 oz Aperol
1 oz watermelon syrup (To make watermelon syrup, combine equal parts watermelon juice and granulated white sugar in a blender and blend until sugar is completely incorporated.)
0.75 oz lemon juice
watermelon cube

Directions:

Mix all the ingredients in a shaker and strain well. Pour the liquid into the chilled cup.

Ciroc Passion Sparkler.

CÎROC Passion Sparkler

Ingredients:

1.5 ounces CÎROC Passion
4 oz sparkling lemonade
lemon zest ribbon

Directions:

Arrange the lemon zest ribbon in a highball glass with ice. Add CÎROC Passion and the sparkling lemon. Garnish with a slice of lemon.

Don’t call me Shirley.

don’t call me shirley

Courtesy of Hendrick’s Ambassador Mattias Cavalier

Ingredients:

2 parts Hendrick’s Gin
1/4 part Luxardo maraschino cherry or grenadine juice
1/4 orange liqueur
Fever-Tree Lemon Tonic

directions:

Add all ingredients to a highball glass; stir to combine. Garnish with a squeeze of lemon, a fresh cherry and cucumber slices.

JAJA Strawberry Lemonade.

JAJA Strawberry Lemonade

Ingredients:

1.5 ounces JAJA Rested
2 ounces of iced green tea
Strawberry Hard Lemonade

directions:

Combine all ingredients in a highball glass with ice. Stir to combine. Garnish with a slice of lemon and a slice of strawberry.

The Blue Wave.

The blue wave

Ingredients:

2oz Tequila El Bandido Yankee Blanco
1/4 oz coconut cream
1/4 oz blue curacao
Champagne

directions:

Add all ingredients except champagne to a shaker with ice. Strain into a glass; drizzle with champagne.

All-American jelly donut.

All American Jelly Donut

Ingredients:

1 ounce Chambord
1 ounce Original Irish Black
Blue sanding sugar or dusting with blue crystal sugar

Directions:

Wet the rim of a shot glass and dip it in blue sugar. Pour into Chambord. Carefully holding a spoon upside down, rest the tip of the spoon on the inside rim of the shot glass. Slowly pour Black Irish Original over Chambord to create a top layer.

American G&T.

American G&Ts

Ingredients:

1.5 ounces Aviation American Gin
3 ounces of tonic the water
lemon wheel
lime wheel

Directions:

Pour Aviation Gin into a glass filled with ice; cover with tonic the water. Stir gently. Garnish with a lemon wedge and a lime wedge.

LALO Ranch Water.

LALO Ranch Water

Ingredients:

1.5 ounces LALO Tequila
1.5 oz fresh lime juice
1.5 oz sparkling the water
Lime wedges

directions:

Add ice cubes to a highball glass. Add the LALO tequila and the lime juice, mix then add the sparkling the water. Garnish with a fresh lime wedge.

Villa One Fireworks Margarita.

Villa One Margarita Fireworks

Ingredients:

2oz Villa A Money
0.75 oz fresh lime juice
0.75 oz demerara syrup
0.5oz Ancho Reyes Chili Liqueur

Directions:

Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice. Shake then strain over fresh ice in a highball glass with a tajin tim. Garnish with a lime or a slice of jalapeno.

Oaxaca fireworks.

Ingredients:

1.5 ounce ounce Recuerdo Mezcal Joven
1 ounce of blue curacao
0.5 oz lime juice
0.25 oz simple syrup
1 maraschino cherry

Directions:

Combine all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Pour into a martini glass; garnish with a maraschino cherry.

Sparkler Spritz.

Sparkler Spritz

Ingredients:

1.5 ounces Gray Goose Essences Strawberry & Lemongrass
4.5 ounces of club soda
Fresh strawberries
Sprig of lemongrass
lemon twist

Directions:

Fill a chilled glass with ice cubes and Gray Goose Strawberry and Lemongrass essences. Top with soda the water; garnish with lemongrass, fresh strawberries and lemon zest.

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Independence Rey

Ingredients:

20g pomegranate syrup (or grenadine)
1 oz lime juice
2 oz SelvaRey white rum
0.5 oz blue curacao
mint

directions:

Pour the pomegranate syrup into a glass, then add ice to the glass. In a separate glass, add lime juice and rum, then shake and strain into the original glass. Pour the blue curaçao over the lime and rum mixture. Stir gently to combine. Garnish with mint.

The most festive cocktails for your 4th of July party

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