Red, White, and Blue Cocktails
Celebrate patriotic holidays like Memorial Day, 4th of July, or Labor Day with a fabulous red, white, and blue cocktail. Your guests will love that your alcoholic beverages match the theme of the event. Below you’ll find four recipes for creating a signature red, white, and blue shot or cocktail. Once you have your patriotic drink ideas, start planning your party!
Red, White, and Blue Sangria
- Strawberries, sliced
- Pineapple, cut into star shapes
- 2 bottles dry white wine
- 1 cup Triple Sec
- ½ Cup berry-flavored vodka
- ½ cup fresh lemon juice
- ½ cup simple syrup
Combine the ingredients in a large pitcher and stir. Chill in the refrigerator for at least four hours.
Red, White, and Blue Shot Recipe
- ½ ounce Grenadine
- ½ ounce Peach Schnapps or Vodka
- ½ ounce Blue Curacao
Slowly pour each ingredient into a shot glass to create a layered effect. Add them in the order listed above.
Non-Alcoholic Patriotic Shirley Temple
- ½ cup lemon-lime soda of choice
- splash of grenadine (about 3 tbsp)
- maraschino cherry for garnish
Mix the soda and grenadine. Pour into a glass filled with ice and garnish with a cherry. So simple!
Red, White, and Blue Cocktail
- 2 oz. Hypnotiq
- 1 oz. Citrus Vodka
- lemon lime soda
Combine the first two ingredients and a splash of soda. Shake with ice and strain into a highball glass. Carefully pour in a small amount of grenadine. This should fall to the bottom of the glass, creating a nice layered effect. Add a layer of whipped cream on top. Garnish with shaved coconut or white chocolate for an added punch of flavor.
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