Cocktail Recipes For The Fourth Of July

By Jay Casteel  |  07/02/2014

Cocktail Recipes For The Fourth Of July

With the Fourth of July right around the corner and you prepare fr the holiday get togethers, trips to the beach, or backyard barbecues, here's a few cocktail recipes for those occasions.

White Mojito
-- 1.5 oz. Captain Morgan White® Rum
-- 0.5 oz. fresh lime juice
-- 0.5 oz. simple syrup
-- fresh mint, muddled
-- fresh limes, cut into small pieces
-- 1 oz. club soda
-- 1 mint sprig

Directions: Put all ingredients except club soda and mint sprig into a mixing glass. Add ice and shake vigorously. Add club soda, shake once, and pour into a tall glass. Garnish with a mint sprig

Tennessee Roots
-- 1.3 oz. George Dickel No. 1
-- 0.3 oz. Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
-- 0.3 oz. Simple Syrup
-- 0.3 oz. Pineapple Juice
-- 1 oz. Ginger Beer
-- 1 Lemon Wheel

Directions: Stir all ingredients and strain into a Collins glass.

Independent Lady
-- 2 oz Belvedere Pink Grapefruit
-- ¾ oz Triple Sec
-- ¾ oz Lemon Juice
-- Dash Simple Syrup
-- Dash Egg White (optional)

Directions: Shake all ingredients vigorously and strain into
a chilled martini glass. Garnish with an orange

Freedom Fizz
-- 2 oz Belvedere Pink Grapefruit
-- ½ oz Mozart Dry
-- 3 oz cream soda
-- One bar spoon Campari

Directions: Build over ice into a highball glass. Top with cream soda and garnish with a grapefruit slice.

Liberty Punch
-- 200ml / 6 oz Belvedere Mango Passion
-- Top fresh pressed lemonade

Directions: Combine ingredients with ice in a large pitcher and serve with slices of fresh mango. Serves 4-6.

Recipes provided by Diageo and Belvedere Vodka.