Serve These Red, White and Blue Cocktails for the Fourth of July

A Trio of Red, White and Blue Cocktails for the 4th of July

Fourth of July celebrations are usually an explosion of red, white and blue — and not just with the fireworks. Go all-out with your decor and drinks with these festive cocktails.

Hurricane Cocktail

Yield: 1 drink

Hurricane  Cocktail for Fourth of July

Ingredients

  • 1½ ounce dark rum
  • 1½ ounce light rum
  • 2 ounces passion fruit juice
  • 1 ounce orange juice
  • ½ ounce fresh lime juice
  • ½ ounce grenadine
  • Orange wedge or maraschino cherry (for garnish)
  • Instructions

    1. In a shaker, combine all ingredients. Fill with ice and shake vigorously for about 20 seconds, or until cold.

    2. Pour everything into a tall hurricane glass or other large glass. Garnish with an orange wedge and a maraschino cherry.


    Coconut Rum Punch Cocktail

    Yield: 1 drink

    Jamaican Rum Punch for Fourth of July

    Ingredients

  • 1 ounce light rum
  • 1 ounce dark rum
  • 2 ounces coconut milk
  • 1½ ounces cream of coconut
  • Instructions

    1. In a shaker, combine all ingredients. Fill with ice and shake vigorously for about 20 seconds, or until cold and well-combined.

    2. Pour everything into a stemless wine glass — or a coconut, if you have one — and garnish with a funky cocktail pick or tropical umbrella.


    Blue Hawaiian Cocktail

    Yield: 1 drink

    Blue Hawaiian Cocktail for Fourth of July

    Ingredients

  • ¾ ounce vodka
  • ¾ ounce light rum
  • ½ ounce blue Curaçao
  • 3 ounces pineapple juice
  • ½ ounce fresh lemon juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup (or substitute 1 ounce sour mix for lemon juice and simple syrup)
  • Pineapple wedge (for garnish)
  • Instructions

    1. In a shaker, combine all ingredients. Fill with ice and shake vigorously for about 20 seconds, or until cold.

    2. Pour everything into a tall glass. Garnish with a cocktail umbrella and a pineapple wedge.

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    2 Responses to “Serve These Red, White and Blue Cocktails for the Fourth of July”
    1. Richard Warrington
      Richard Warrington

      Its give me ideas for my birthday also! being the 4th of July is my birthday

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