11 Festive Signature Drinks For Your Fourth Of July Bash

For the first time in more than a year, we can finally celebrate in-person. And the perfect holiday is just days away — sunshine, barbecues, the beach, but most importantly, the drinks.

No matter what you’ll be doing this weekend, there’s sure to be a delicious and refreshing beverage involved. We want to help you pick the perfect signature drink for your day. From Freedom Berry Farm Fizz to Constitutional Coolers, we’ve rounded up 11 signature drinks for your Fourth of July celebrations. Cheers!

Sparkler Spritz

Courtesy of Grey Goose 

Ingredients – Serves 1

  • 1 ½ oz GREY GOOSE Le Citron Vodka
  • ½ oz Bacardi Pineapple
  • Fresh Raspberries and Blueberries
  • Soda Water

Instructions: Add all ingredients into a glass with ice and stir. Top with soda water. Garnish with fresh raspberries and blueberries.

Firework Punch

Courtesy of Grey Goose

Ingredients – Serves 6

  • 5 parts GREY GOOSE Vodka
  • 4 parts Freshly Pressed Red Grape Juice
  • 3 parts Blueberries
  • 3 parts Grapes
  • 2 parts Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 1 part Water
  • 1 Whole Orange
  • 5 Star Anise
  • 1 Ice

Instructions: Peel the skin of the whole orange first and place it in the punch bowl. Then, juice the naked orange into the punch bowl. Add all remaining ingredients (including 5-star anise) in the punch bowl. Let macerate in your fridge for 2 hours. Add 1 lump of ice, stir well for 1 min. Then serve in glasses filled with ice and garnish with fresh blueberries, grapes, star anise, and orange peels from the punch.

Star-Spangled Sangria 

Courtesy of D’USSE VSOP

Ingredients – Serves 4 to 6

  • 12 oz D’USSÉ VSOP Cognac
  • 750 ml Sauvignon Blanc
  • 12 oz Pomegranate Juice
  • 10 oz Simple Syrup
  • 12 oz Blackberry Purée
  • 1/2 cup Raspberries
  • 1/2 cup Blackberries
  • 1/2 cup Blueberries
  • 1/2 cup Sliced Strawberries
  • Top Club Soda

Instructions: Add all ingredients except club soda into a sangria pitcher. Add ice. Stir until well mixed. Pour into ice-filled stemless wine glasses. Top with soda.

Freedom of Peach 

Courtesy of D’USSE VSOP

Ingredients – Serves 4 to 6

  • 750 mL D’USSÉ VSOP Cognac
  • 25 oz Peach Syrup
  • 18 oz Lemon Juice
  • 25 oz Cold-infused Green Tea
  • 25 oz Champagne

Instructions: Add all ingredients into a punch bowl. Add ice. Stir until well mixed. Top with peach slices and mint.

Freedom Berry Farm Fizz

Courtesy of I.W. Harper

Ingredients – Serves 1

  • 1 ¼ oz I.W. Harper
  • 1 Strawberry
  • Ginger Beer
  • ¼ oz Strawberry Liqueur
  • ¾ oz Lime
  • ½ oz Raspberry Syrup
  • Garnish with Strawberry, raspberries

Instructions: Muddle strawberries in shaker tin. Combine all ingredients except Ginger Beer, add ice, and shake. Double-strain into an ice-filled highball glass. Top with Ginger beer.

Constitution Coolers 

Courtesy of Bacardí

Ingredients – Serves 1

  • 1.5 oz BACARDÍ Superior
  • 0.75 oz Watermelon juice
  • 2 oz Grapefruit soda
  • Blueberries and lime wheel as a garnish 

Instructions: Fill a tall glass with ice. Add all ingredients. Give a quick stir to combine and garnish with blueberries on a cocktail pick and a lime wheel or wedge.

Sparkling Solstice Punch

Courtesy of Buchanana’s DeLuxe

Ingredients – Serves 1

  • 1.5oz Buchanan’s DeLuxe
  • 2oz Tart Cranberry Juice
  • 1oz Fresh Pink Grapefruit Juice
  • ½oz Honey Simple Syrup (1:1 honey and hot water, cooled)
  • 3 Dashes Lavender Bitters
  • Top with 1-2oz Chilled Dry Sparkling Rosé
  • Garnish with Floating Cranberries, Slice of Pink Grapefruit, and Sprig of Lavender

Instructions: Shake together bitters, whisky, cranberry and grapefruit juice, and simple syrup in a shaker with ice. Prep your glass by rubbing the edge with lavender sprig, then strain cocktail mixture into it, top with champagne, and garnish with cranberries and lavender sprig.

Glendullan Prairie

Courtesy of The Singleton

Ingredients – Serves 10 to 12

  • 1 Bottle of Singleton 12 Year Old
  •  ½ Gallon Strawberry Lemonade*
  • 1 Bottle (750ML) Club soda
  • Garnish with 5 Sliced Strawberries, Mint Sprig

*Strawberry Lemonade

  • 1 Pint Fresh Strawberries (About 25-30)
  • ½ Gallon Fresh Lemonade

Instructions: Add all ingredients into a pitcher/bowl and stir well. Add a large ice cube garnish with sliced strawberries and mint sprig. Serve in the rocks glass filled with ice.

*Strawberry Lemonade: Cut strawberries in half and remove stems. Add strawberries and fresh lemonade to the blender. Blend it until the strawberries are pulverized. Strain through a sieve.

Johnnie Walker’s “Wave The Flag” Watermelon Highball 

Courtesy of Johnnie Walker

Ingredients – Serves 1

  • ½ oz Johnnie Walker Black Label
  • 3oz Watermelon Juice
  • ½ oz Fever Tree Soda Water
  • Garnish with Watermelon Slice and Cucumber Wheel

Instructions: Build all ingredients into an ice-filled highball glass and garnish with Watermelon Slice and Cucumber Wheel.

Bombastic Blackberry Cream Fizz 

Courtesy of Baileys

Ingredients – Serves 1

  • 3oz Baileys Deliciously Light
  • 1oz Blackberry Puree
  • 5oz Seltzer
  • Garnish with Blackberries

Instructions: Add all ingredients except seltzer and shake with ice. Strain into glass and top with seltzer. Garnish & serve.

Finally, just in case you have a few “I only drink beer,” guests…

Sam Adams and American Giant came together to create a balanced and refreshingly unfiltered lager. An ideal BBQing brew, bringing grassy notes balanced by spicy noble hop, citrus, and herbal aromatics. It’s in limited supply, but you can find your nearest location here.

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