Mix up your own DIY cocktails for 4th of July with this roundup of ideas and recipes for boozy drinks that will boost your party!
In this article:
- 4th of July DIY Drink Picks
- 4th of July Fruity Ice Drinks
- 4th of July Drink Recipe: Spiked Lemonade
- Pop Rocks Shooters
- Fireball Whiskey Cocktails
- 4th of July Watermelon Mojito
- Make-Ahead Frozen Fruit Daiquiris
- Sparkling Red, White, Blue 4th of July Sangria
- Red, Wine, & Blue Summer Spritzer
- Mixed Berry Rum Slushies
Patriotic DIY Cocktails for 4th of July You'll Love
1. 4th of July DIY Drink Picks
Drinks, grilling, and patriotism…what could be better? Better could be being a totally prepared host of the most smashing Fourth of July party in the neighborhood!
Where do you start you ask? You'll adore these 4th-of-July ways to “dress up your drink” from Handmaker of Things. You will especially go gaga over the fireworks-decorated picks!
2. 4th of July Fruity Ice Drinks
Hosting a Fourth of July party can be really stressful when combing the Internet for really cool cocktail recipes (trust us, we did it).
So, you're not in the mood for booze? That's okay. You can make these refreshing fruity ice drinks from Mom.me instead.
You might also want to substitute the champagne for Sprite!
3. 4th of July Drink Recipe: Spiked Lemonade
We're here to bring you party cocktail ideas to get the ball rolling. From sweet and citrusy, to soft and strong, we've got you covered!
How about this cool spiked lemonade. Check out how to spike the punch…er…the lemonade this 4th Of July over at Free People.
4. Pop Rocks Shooters
There is no escaping the red, white, and blue stuff this 4th of July, although we don't mind. In fact, we look forward to food, decor, and drinks in the iconic colors.
When it comes to cocktails, this one's a true red, white, and blue layered drink with a pop of candy rocks. Check out how to make these cute cocktails over at The Decorated Cookie.
5. Fireball Whiskey Cocktails
Find out how to light up your night with these Americana' themed Fireball whiskey DIY cocktails over at Better Recipes. It's a super easy recipe but you can make it classy with a garnish of hot tamale cinnamon candies.
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6. 4th of July Watermelon Mojito
Help yourself to the recipe at Creative-Culinary along with other 4th of July recipes you may consider on your menu.
7. Make-Ahead Frozen Fruit Daiquiris
If you plan to party into the night, take easy with these homemade recipes for make-ahead frozen fruit daiquiris.
What is a Daiquiri? A cocktail or a family of cocktails which contains rum, lime juice, sugar, or other sweeteners.
8. Sparkling Red, White, Blue 4th of July Sangria
9. Red, Wine, & Blue Summer Spritzer
With only four ingredients and three steps to making this cocktail, you cannot whip up anything easier than this. For your 4th of July BBQ, these kinds of summer drinks couldn't be any more perfect.
10. Mixed Berry Rum Slushies
With the hot summer sun joining in on the fun, you'll need these ideas for 4th of July cocktails. With so much on your hands, you will also love to know, you can prepare this berry slushy ahead of time.
Still looking for more? Then why not try this 4th of July spiked bomb pop from the Tipsy Bartender:
You can perhaps overlook your drinks for other occasions but definitely not for your 4th of July party. Whether it's indoors or outdoors, a laid back BBQ or a party well into the night, you need drinks to keep your guests going.
With these recipes for DIY Cocktails for 4th of July, you got a plan. Mix some up today for the one or ones you will have on your 4th of July menu!
Do you have an awesome recipe you would like to share? Just leave a comment below and don't forget to share these cocktail recipes with your friends!
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on June 29, 2016, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.