July 4th Holiday Cocktails

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July 4th Holiday Cocktails


   For the 4th of July, we've put together some exciting, brilliant and colorful cocktails for you to make for yourself or for guests. To try and simplify things according to the theme of the holiday, these cocktails are ordered by color; all of these finished drinks are red, white or blue in hue. Many of the ingredients vary, calling upon a wide range of liqueurs, bitters, mixers and garnishes that will turn any average mixed drink into a exposition style cocktail!



  • 2.0 oz Campari
  • 3.0 oz Prosecco Wine
  • Splash of Soda Water
  • Pour all ingredients directly into a wine glass. Garnish with a slice of orange and serve.


  • 1.0 oz Campari
  • 1.0 oz Red Vermouth
  • 1.5 oz Bourbon Whiskey
  • Pour all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice cubes. Stir well and drain into a coupe glass, then garnish with a lemon twist and serve.


  • 1.5 oz Tanqueray No. Ten Gin
  • 0.5 oz Aperol
  • 0.5 oz Grapefruit Juice
  • 0.5 oz Lime Juice
  • Combine all ingredients together in a mixing glass with ice and gently stir until well integrated. Strain into a champagne flute and serve.



  • 1.5 oz Ciroc French Vanilla Vodka
  • 0.5 oz Malibu Coconut Rum
  • 1.5 oz Pineapple Juice
  • Splash of Grenadine
  • Fill a martini glass with ice, then dump the ice into a blender directly from the martini glass. Add all ingredients together with the ice and blend until completely combined. Pour back into the martini glass, top with whipped cream and serve.


  • 1.5 oz Gin
  • 0.5 oz Elderflower liqueur
  • 0.5 oz Fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 2.0 oz Sparkling Water or Club Soda
  • 5-6 Slices of Cucumber
  • Muddle cucumber slices in a shaker. Add ice, lime juice, gin, and elderflower liqueur and shake vigorously. Strain mixture into a cocktail glass filled with ice. Top with soda and stir. Garnish with lime and cucumber slices, if you wish, then serve.


  • 8.0 oz White Wine
  • 1.0 oz Lemon Juice
  • 1.0 oz Pisco
  • 1.0 oz Ginger liqueur
  • 0.5 oz Simple Syrup
  • Combine all of the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake for 20 seconds. Strain over a glass filled with ice. Garnish with a lemon wedge or candied ginger, then serve.


  • 2.0 oz White Rum or Banana Rum
  • 4.0 oz Rumchata liqueur
  • 4.0 oz Cream or Coconut Milk
  • 1 Banana
  • 1 cup of Ice
  • Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Add more cream if needed if mixture is too thick. Sprinkle with cinnamon and garnish with banana slice and cherry. Serve while it is still frozen and thick.


  • 1.0 oz Vodka
  • 1.0 oz Irish Cream
  • 1.0 oz Amaretto
  • 2.0 oz Half & Half
  • Crushed Ice
  • Fill a wine goblet or sour glass full with crushed ice. next, fill the mixing shaker with regular ice cubes approximately half way. Add all ingredients to the tin and shake well, then strain into the glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with whipped cream and serve.



  • 1.0 oz Vodka
  • 0.5 oz Blue Curaçao
  • Lemonade
  • Add the vodka and blue curaçao in a highball glass, fill a with ice and top up with lemonade. Stir and serve.


  • 0.5 oz White Rum
  • 0.5 oz Blue Curaçao
  • 2.0 oz Pineapple Juice
  • 0.5 oz Coconut Cream
  • 1 cup of ice
  • Place all of the ingredients into a blender. Blend and serve in a highball glass with a pineapple wheel and some cherries as garnish.


  • 1.5 oz Vodka
  • 0.5 oz Blue Curaçao
  • 1 tsp. Lemon Juice
  • Champagne
  • Place the vodka, blue curaçao, lemon juice, and ice into a cocktail shaker and shake. Then strain into a champagne flute and top up with champagne.


  • 1.5 oz Silver Tequila
  • 2.0 oz Pineapple Juice
  • 0.5 oz Blue Curaçao
  • Pour tequila into a glass and fill with ice. Add pineapple juice and stir well. Top with blue curaçao and stir lightly. Garnish with a cherry.


  • 1.25 oz Jose Cuervo Clasico Silver Tequila
  • 0.25 oz Blue Curaçao
  • Juice from half a lime
  • 1 tsp. Lemon Juice
  • Club Soda
  • Mix tequila, blue curaçao, lime juice, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake. Pour into a short glass and top with club soda.


  • 2.0 oz Gin
  • 1.0 oz Triple-Sec
  • 1.0 oz Blue Curaçao
  • 2 Dashes bitters
  • Shake all the ingredients in a shaker with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a cherry.
   These are just a small taste of the red, white and blue cocktails that are out on the internet for you to explore before July comes around. Our recommendation for anyone who shops for liquor during any holiday, is to begin checking out custom cocktails that have been created by others specifically for that day at least 2 weeks before it nears. This will leave you enough time to not only look for your favorite cocktail recipes, but you'll also have a chance to peruse the web for the seasonal upcoming releases by various companies. Transpirits wishes you a Happy Fourth of July, 2020 and we hope you truly enjoy the camaraderie, spirits and safe drinking practices that keep us all safe! 

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