10 DIY Patriotic Cocktails For 4th Of July

4th of July isn’t that far and preparing beforehand is better, so today we are sharing some ideas for those of you who are going to host some parties or to invite family and friends for a meal. Cool cocktails are a must for any summer party including an Independence Day one, so today I’m sharing some awesome DIY recipes to try, keep in mind that they are all adult because of containing alcohol.

Red, white, & blue sangria is a refreshing white sangria made with dry white wine, brandy, and tons of strawberries and blueberries. It’s the best Patriotic drink to serve for Memorial Day, 4th of July, and all summer long!

DIY red, white and blue sangria (via www.certifiedpastryaficionado.com)

DIY red, white and blue sangria (via www.certifiedpastryaficionado.com)

Sharing today, a refreshing red, white and blue theme, 4th of July party cocktail made with fresh juicy strawberries, sugar, splash of lime juice and punch of premium quality vodka. This is a refreshing fruity cocktail that will make any party extra-special!

DIY spiked vodka strawberry agua fresca (via www.chefdehome.com)

DIY spiked vodka strawberry agua fresca (via www.chefdehome.com)

This red, white and blue Pina Colada is such a great flavor combination that gets even better as the layers bleed together. Think classic Pina Colada flavors with strawberry and Blue Curacao! You won’t want to wait until Memorial Day or 4th of July for this one!

DIY red, white and blue pina colada (via www.3yummytummies.com)

DIY red, white and blue pina colada (via www.3yummytummies.com)

Make a red, white and blue shot for your Fourth of July party guests! Cool to look at, sweet to the taste–this red, white, and blue shooters recipe is guaranteed to impress your guests this Fourth of July!

DIY red, white and blue shots (via https:)

DIY red, white and blue shots (via https:)

This fireworks Piña Colada is a flavor explosion. This drink will be so much fun at your 4th of July barbecue. Layered strawberry puree and blue curaçao piña colada make a sweet, creamy refresher for a hot July day. There’s no reason you shouldn’t use whipped dairy cream if you or your guests don’t have dietary concerns but the authors topped these with whipped coconut cream to make them vegan.

DIY red, white and blue pina colada (via www.homesweetjones.com)

DIY red, white and blue pina colada (via www.homesweetjones.com)



The flavor of this drink is definitely subtle – it’s more of a presentation drink than a packed with flavor drink. Although if you muddle the berries a bit before drinking, the flavor is definitely better…and it’s still refreshing on a hot day!  And definitely patriotic!

DIY red, white and blue mocktail (via themerrythought.com)

DIY red, white and blue mocktail (via themerrythought.com)

This red white and blueberry sangria is delicious and perfect for 4th of July. Top it off with watermelon stars and you have the most patriotic cocktail in America! How great is that vintage set with the glasses hanging off the bowl?

DIY stars and stripes margarita (via www.paintthegownred.com)

DIY stars and stripes margarita (via www.paintthegownred.com)

This cocktail is a white sangria with added triple sec and berry-flavored vodka. A little lemon juice and simple syrup, along with blueberries, strawberries, raspberries and pineapple round out the recipe. cut stars from fresh pineapples to decorate it and add a slight touch of flavor.

DIY red, white and blue sangria (via www.recipegirl.com)

DIY red, white and blue sangria (via www.recipegirl.com)

Let freedom ring this Independence Day while you spend time with good friends and enjoy good food. When we think of 4th of July cocktails, two things come to mind — red, white and blue colors and/or fresh fruit. So that’s the theme we are going with for this patriotic cocktail – red, white and blue mojito with strawberries, blueberries and mint.

DIY red, white and blue mojito (via www.allparenting.com)

DIY red, white and blue mojito (via www.allparenting.com)

Red, blue and white wine spritzer is a light and refreshing drink but be careful because it’s easy to suck down quickly concoction. There is also not much fuss in making it which the hostess in me really appreciates. Of course you can enjoy this anytime of the year but next week in particular it will be ideal for the occasion.

DIY red, blue and white wine spritzer (via prettyplainjanes.com)

DIY red, blue and white wine spritzer (via prettyplainjanes.com)

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