Red, White, and Blue Cocktails for the Fourth of July

Star-spangled cocktail recipes

Fourth of July cocktail recipes.

We know that when the Fourth of July rolls around, you're concentrating more on your burgers and dogs than your drinks — and, that when push comes to shove, you'll grab a Bud Light or Miller from the ice bucket. That's OK, we're not here to judge. But we are here to give you some downright American cocktails that bring out the best in your red, white, and blue celebrations. 

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This year, all the cocktail recipes we gathered from bars and restaurants are in fact red, white, and blue, just to add another pop of color to your Fourth of July parties. What does that look like on your bar? Stock up on the watermelon, coconut, and blue curacao, that's for sure. And roll out the punch bowls, because there are more than enough punch recipes to serve everyone at the party. And who knows, there may just be a Frozen Manhattan recipe in there for all of you classic cocktail-lovin' whiskey drinkers at the party. 


So live a little — you've already perfected that American flag, red, white, and blue Cool Whip dessert, and it's time to make your drinks just as patriotic as your food. Click ahead for fun Fourth of July cocktail recipes in red, white, and blue.