Top 4 Cocktails For Your 4th

Top 4 Cocktails For Your 4th

July 1, 2019 Cocktails Spirits 0

America’s birthday is Thursday. Let’s get patriotic.

We’ve searched near and far, maybe did some “testing” in the process, and we’ve chosen our top 4 favorites. With these cocktails, whether your 4th of July song of choice is Born in the USA by Bruce Springsteen or Party in the USA by Miley Cyrus, you’ll make a bang.

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Smirnoff Strawberry Mule

4. Strawberry Moscow Mule

It’s a Moscow mule, but better. That’ll have you feeling patriotic.

You’ll need:

1.5 oz Smirnoff Vodka

1 Lime

4 oz Ginger Beer

1 Scoop Strawberry Sorbet

How to make:

Into the bottom of a copper mug, add vodka, lime juice, and ice. Top with ginger beer and a scoop of sorbet.

Courtesy of The Strawberry Blondie Kitchen

3. The Rubin

The exact color of Hilton Head sunsets, in a glass.

You’ll need:

⅔ oz Belvedere Vodka

⅔ oz Donin Blanc

⅔ oz Grapefruit Juice

⅔ oz Orange Juice

1 oz Cold Green Tea

Tonic water

Grapefruit slice (garnish)

How to make:

Add all ingredients to a spritz glass, and fill with ice. Then, stir to combine, and garnish with grapefruit.

Courtesy of Belvedere Vodka

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2. Raspberry Float Mimosas

AKA: the official way to have brunch and dessert, at the same time. What’s more American than that?

You’ll need:

Vanilla ice cream

2 cups sparkling Moscato

½ cup Chambord

Whipped cream and raspberries, for garnish

How to make:

Scoop ice cream into 4 glasses. Fill with Moscato and top off with Chambord. Then, garnish with whipped topping and raspberries before serving. 

Courtesy of Delish

1. Bottle Rocket

Yep, we sell fireworks. Totally legal. Very licensed. (Smoke optional)

You’ll need:

1.5 oz Absolut Vodka

½ oz Chipotle-Agave Nectar

½ cup Chambord

Whipped cream and raspberries, for garnish

How to make:

Make the chipotle agave nectar by combining 1oz canned chipotle liquid with agave nectar. Then, shake all ingredients, strain into a bottle, funnel smoke into the bottle and (optionally) garnish with a faux bottle rocket.

Courtesy of Absolut