July 4th Cocktails
By FBWorld Team
Independence Day less than a week away,
it's time to start thinking about how to celebrate. Whether
you're planning on heading to the beach or grilling in
your backyard, a refreshing cocktail is the perfect way
to enjoy the holiday.
Created by John Henderson,
The Happiest Hour, NYC
sweet & bubbly concoction adds an exotic island flair
to any beach bound fireworks celebration.
1.5 parts Sugar Island Coconut
0.5 parts Fresh Lime Juice
1-2 packets of your choice of Sugar Substitute
Splash of Ginger Ale or Ginger Beer
1. Muddle sweetener and strawberries
together; add lime, rum and ice.
Shake and strain into a tall glass with ice.
Top with a splash of ginger ale (diet optional) or ginger
Garnish with half a strawberry on the rim of the glass.
By Niccole Trzaska of The
Liberty, NYC, NY
your pride this Independence Day with this mouthwatering
mix of fresh ingredients and gluten-free California-made
1 1/2 parts Ménage à Trois Triple Berry
1/4 part Cinnamon Simple Syrup
1/2 part Lemon Juice
1/4 part Wild Berry Syrup
5 parts Dry Sparkling Wine (such as Ménage à
1. Add all ingredients over ice.
Shake and strain into a champagne flute, top with Champagne.
White & Bluegrass State
is more Americana than America's native spirit - bourbon!
Raise a glass this 4th with a bit of the good stuff: Maker's
2 parts Maker's Mark® Bourbon
2-3 large Blackberries
1/2 part Raspberry Liqueur
2 parts Ginger Ale
1. Muddle 2 or 3 large blackberries in
an Old Fashioned glass with a splash of raspberry liqueur.
Add in equal parts Maker's Mark®
Bourbon and ginger ale.
Stir gently. Top off with ice.
2 parts Premium Gin
1 part Fresh Lemon Juice
Dash Simple Syrup
Lemon Wedge, for garnish
1. Add 2 parts premium gin, 1 part fresh
lemon juice and a dash of simple syrup to a cocktail shaker.
Vigorously shaker and pour into a tall glass with ice.
Top with Q Tonic as desired.
Garnish with a lemon wedge.
6 parts Q Grapefruit
2 parts vodka
Salt, for rim of glass
1 Lime Wedge, for garnish
1. Rim a highball glass with salt and
fill it with ice.
Pour in the vodka, top with Q Grapefruit and garnish with
a lime wedge.
IN THE SKY
1 1/2 oz Jack Daniel's Fire
1 oz Apple Juice
Apple Slices for garnish
1. Shake Jack Fire with apple juice and
Strain over fresh ice into a Collins glass.
Top with a mild ginger beer.
Garnish with apple slices and fun 4th of July decor.