The 4th of July is approaching and if you are planning to celebrate with friends and family, you might want a tasty drink to enjoy alongside the festivities. Most of these can be made kid friendly as well, so take a look and see what you'd like to make.

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Stars and Stripes Shooter 

  • 1 part Grenadine
  • 1 part Peach Schnapps
  • 1 part Blue Curacao
  • Gently pour each part into a shot glass in order, red, blue, and white. The parts should layer nicely in the glass.

Bomb Pop Cooler 

  • 2 Bomb Pop popsicles
  • Lemon-lime soda
  • An extra popsicle for garnish
  • Slice up popsicles into their three separate colors. Layer a glass with each color one at a time, from red to white to blue. Pour the soda over the sliced popsicles, add vodka if you wish to make this an adult drink, and garnish with a whole popsicle in the glass.

Red, White, and Blue Cocktail 

  • 1 oz grenadine
  • 3 oz lemonade
  • 1 oz vodka
  • 1 oz blue curacao
  • Add grenadine to the glass then fill with ice. Shake lemonade and vodka with ice and gently pour over the back of a spoon into the glass. Finally, gently pour the blue curacao over the spoon to top off the drink.

Red, White, and Blue Lemonade Slush 

  • 9 cup ice
  • 1 cup grenadine
  • 1 cup Blue Curacao
  • 1 cup vodka
  • 1 cup lemonade
  • Blend grenadine and 3 cups ice until slushy, do the same with the blue curacao. Then mix vodka, lemonade, and 3 cups ice, blending until slushy. Layer each color in the glass, red, blue, then white.

Firecracker Margarita 

  • 1.5 to 2 parts Hornitos® Tequila
  • 1 part Lime Juice
  • 1 part Blue Curaçao
  • Light Corn Syrup
  • Red Pop Rocks
  • Rim glass with corn syrup and pop rocks. Shake the remaining ingredients with ice and strain into the pop rocks rimmed glass.

Red, White, and Blue Sparkling Sangria 

  • 1 bottle dry white wine, chilled
  • 1 pound fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1/2 cup brandy or orange liqueur (such as Grand Marnier or Cointreau)
  • 1 bottle sparkling white wine, chilled (such as cava or champagne)
  • 3–4 Granny Smith apples, cut into star shapes if desired
  • Combine white wine, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and orange liqueur in a large pitcher. Chill in the fridge for a few hours. Once chilled, add sparkling wine, ice, and apples, then serve over ice.

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