Are you planning on hosting people at your home this 4th of July? Make sure you keep your party guests refreshed with these 5 perfect drink recipes for your backyard barbecue.
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Drinks for a Fourth of July Celebration
Red, White, and Blue Italian Ice Champagne Floats
Italian ice is a summer favorite for kids, but who says adults can’t enjoy it, too? Simply find the proper flavors (such as cherry, lemon, and blueberry for red, white, and blue coloring, respectively), scoop some into a glass, and fill the rest of the glass with champagne. Stir, and you’ll have the perfect refreshing drink this Independence Day. Find the full recipe and pictures here.
Red, White, and Blue Pina Colada
If you have a radio blaring outside this holiday, there’s a decent chance you’ll hear “Escape”— better known as “The Pina Colada Song”. This Independence day, enjoy a 4th of July-themed Pina Colada. Just add blue Curacao and strawberries to the classic drink for a patriotic twist. The recipe can be found here.
Enjoy some “Firecracker Punch” alongside your fireworks this Fourth of July. Add a bang to traditional fruit punch with ginger ale and red hots. Find the recipe here
Red, White, and Blue Lemonade Slushies
Vodka makes any All-American cocktail refreshing. Enjoy these fun cocktails this Independence Day. Find the recipe for these slushie beverage here.
Sugar Cookie Pudding Shots
Get in touch with your sweet tooth and try out sugar cookie pudding shots. Recipes can be found here.