10 Red, White and Blue Drinks for the 4th of July Party
There is no good party without yummy-looking drinks, so after you’re done with baking desserts and decorating your home, it’s time to start preparing some rejuvenating cocktails that will keep your guests cool during the entire celebration. We’ve rounded up 10 all-American red, white and blue drinks that will satisfy every taste. From alcoholic cocktails with a great depth of flavor to the non-alcoholic beverages packed with a daily dose of vitamins, here you’ll find the drink selection for guests of any age. You can be sure that everyone will enjoy these cocktails to the last drop!
1. Fireworks Piña Colada
The famous Pina Colada – a favorite summer cocktail for many of us. But this recipe comes in an upgraded version, just right on time for the 4th of July. The mix of layered strawberry puree and blue curaçao makes a sweet and creamy refresher for a hot summer day. And the colors are so amazing!
2. 4th of July Drink with Patriotic Ice Cubes
Something easy, something refreshing and something definitely creative. These patriotic fruit ice cubes are the right choice to refresh your 4th of July cocktail. Just squish blackberries, strawberries, raspberries and blueberries into the squares of an ice cube tray, fill the gaps with water and stick the tray in the freezer. That’s it…simple and icy!
3. Patriotic Panna Cotta Shooters
No one can resist these little dessert shooters that are part panna cotta and part fruity cocktail. It comes in three layers. The top layer is a a little blue curaçao or orange liqueur. The next layer is a tropical-tasting coconut panna cotta and then at the bottom, sweet red grenadine syrup. The best part are those little edible confetti stars.
4. July 4th Layered Drink
These July 4th layered drinks just scream party! Completely refreshing and tasty at the same time, they’ll definitely blow your mind. And they are not hard to make at all. The secret of this superb layered cocktails is in the sugar content and of course, a lot of ice.
5. Watermelon Blueberry Coconut Margarita
Who can resists a revitalizing Margarita cocktail during the hot and humid day?! No one, especially if its made with watermelon, blueberries and coconut. Yummy! Plus, it truly represents the red, white and blue holiday we all love!
6. Fruity Boozy Jelly Shots
Make these fruity boozy jelly shots for the 4th of July party that will surely be the center of attention. All you need are strawberries and red and blue gelatin. Cut your strawberries in half and get them on a patriotic level by adding the white and blue gelatin filling. These mini bites couldn’t get any cuter or more party perfect.
7. Gin and Tonic with Blueberries and Raspberries
Celebrate Independence Day in style and make this sparkling gin and tonic cocktail that is a real patriotic treasure. A simple, fast and thirst-quenching beverage mixed with fresh blueberries and raspberries. Sounds absolutely delicious!
8. Triple Berry Frozen Smoothie
You know how much kids love parties, so instead of making just red, white and blue alcoholic cocktails for your 4th of July celebration, surprise them with a colorful, but yet healthy drink named triple berry frozen smoothie. These fruit-forward smoothies are just amazing and sometimes pretty food just tastes better!
9. 4th of July Popsicle Cocktail and Tassel Stir Sticks
If you’re looking for the easy way to make and dress up cocktails for the 4th of July, then look no further. These last minute tassel stir sticks are so easy to make. Plus they look adorable adorning popsicle cocktails that are made just with two ingredients.
10. Red, White and Blue Jello
These red, white and blue jello shots are the cutest looking thing in the world. They are made up from blue and red Jello mix, sweetened condensed milk, unflavored gelatin envelops and maraschino cherries. Mix everything according to the recipe instruction and don’t forget to make it a little earlier and refrigerate them for 1 hour.