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13 colorful and juicy cocktail recipes to liven up your Fourth of July celebrations

Business Insider Logo By lcasado@businessinsider.com (Laura Casado) of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 14: This weekend's Fourth of July celebrations are the perfect time to impress your friends (via Zoom or otherwise) with colorful and beautifully crafted cocktails.If you're hosting or serving multiple people, you can pre-batch Pomegranate White Tea Sangria, or freeze a bottle of rosé into ice cubes to make blend with fresh fruit later in the day.For individual servings, elevate your tequila game with a coconut-infused tequila cocktail that mixes in creamy matcha powder, or opt for a tea-topped highball that's made with Scotch whiskey. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.The Fourth of July always feels like the true start of the summer season, and what better way to enjoy the fireworks than with a chilled beverage in hand?For extra color as well as flavor, don't hesitate to incorporate summer fruits into your cocktails, like watermelon, pineapple, a colorful variety of berries, or even cantaloupe. While fresh fruits work best as a garnish, they can be replaced by a frozen alternative when making blended cocktails or big-batch sangrias.Since this year's Independence Day falls during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, if you are having guests over, be sure to party responsibly by limiting your gathering to only a few people, and taking the necessary sanitary precautions. Avoid communal chip bags and punch bowls, and try to pre-prepare cocktails so that your guests aren't all touching the same bottles and mixing equipment.Here are 13 unique cocktail recipes to elevate your at-home Independence Day celebrations, from world-renowned distilleries and expert mixologists.Read the original article on Business Insider

13 colorful and juicy cocktail recipes to liven up your Fourth of July celebrations

  • This weekend's Fourth of July celebrations are the perfect time to impress your friends (via Zoom or otherwise) with colorful and beautifully crafted cocktails.
  • If you're hosting or serving multiple people, you can pre-batch Pomegranate White Tea Sangria, or freeze a bottle of rosé into ice cubes to make blend with fresh fruit later in the day.
  • For individual servings, elevate your tequila game with a coconut-infused tequila cocktail that mixes in creamy matcha powder, or opt for a tea-topped highball that's made with Scotch whiskey. 
  • Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.

The Fourth of July always feels like the true start of the summer season, and what better way to enjoy the fireworks than with a chilled beverage in hand?

For extra color as well as flavor, don't hesitate to incorporate summer fruits into your cocktails, like watermelon, pineapple, a colorful variety of berries, or even cantaloupe. While fresh fruits work best as a garnish, they can be replaced by a frozen alternative when making blended cocktails or big-batch sangrias.

Since this year's Independence Day falls during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, if you are having guests over, be sure to party responsibly by limiting your gathering to only a few people, and taking the necessary sanitary precautions. Avoid communal chip bags and punch bowls, and try to pre-prepare cocktails so that your guests aren't all touching the same bottles and mixing equipment.

Here are 13 unique cocktail recipes to elevate your at-home Independence Day celebrations, from world-renowned distilleries and expert mixologists.

Read the original article on Business Insider
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