Fourth of July weekend is here! Whether you’re traveling to an exciting getaway with bae, hitting a summer festival with your squad or throwing a BBQ, family-style, the turn up is never real without some drank!
If you’re doing things BYOB-esque (which we always recommend) or stocking on your go-to vodkas and mixers, we just spared you from faux searching the Web for recipes!
Here’s our list of turn up-ready cocktail recipes mixed special for fireworks!
- 2 oz. Pinnacle Cotton Candy Flavored Vodka
- 1oz. pineapple juice
- Splash grenadine
Shake over ice and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a cherry.
- 1 oz. CÎROC Vodka
- 1/2 oz. Blue Curacao
- 1/4 oz. Grapefruit Juice
- 1/2 oz. Simple Sugar
Mix ingredients and serve in a martini glass.
St. Germain Hummingbird Cocktail
- 2 ounces brut Champagne or dry sparkling wine
- 1 1/2 ounces St-Germain
- 2 ounces club soda
- lemon twist, for garnish
Stir sparkling wine, St-Germain, and club soda together in a tall ice-filled Collins glass, mixing completely.
Garnish with a lemon twist.
Orange Pomegranate Cocktail
- 1 bottle (750 ml) Moscato Wine
- 24 oz (or 2 -12 oz cans) Sprite
- 16 oz Pomegranate Juice
- 6 oz Orange Juice
- Orange slices for garnish
Mix Moscato, Sprite, Pomegranate and Orange Juice together in a pitcher.
Serve over ice and garnish with an orange slice.
- Hibiscus Tequila Elixir!
Here’s one of our fave cocktails by LA mixologist Elana Lepkowski!
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/3 cup dried hibiscus flowers
- 2 ounces juice and 1 teaspoon zest from 4 to 5 limes
- 1 lime, sliced thin
- 1 cup hibiscus-lime syrup
- 1 cup blanco tequila
- 2 cups tonic water, chilled
Make the hibiscus-lime syrup in a saucepan, add sugar and water over a light medium-to-high heat and stir. Remove from stove and add your hibiscus and lime. Let it steep for 15 minutes. Strain and let it cool in your fridge. Pour in a pitcher and add tequila. Refrigerate for few hours and serve it!