July 4th Cocktails!

July 4th is approaching, do you have your cocktail’s down yet? Well, for those who choose not to go down the wine route and want to make some fun summer cocktails to sip while you’re out in the sun… read on!

La Croix Water is a great addition to any cocktail or mock-tail (for mommies to be and kids). This season, sip on something with a little sparkle and try this Patriotic Punch using La Croix Pomme Baya. This bubbling beverage is perfect for: children, designated drivers, non-drinkers, and more! 

LaCroix Curate July 4 Patriotic Punch

 

 For some more July 4th fun, check out these other Independence Day inspired cocktails:

Courvoisier Sparkler-  recipe courtesy of Courvoisier 

Ingredients:image003-11

·         1 part Courvoisier® VSOP cognac

·         2 dashes of Angostura bitters

·         1 sugar cube

·         Top up with Champagne

Directions:

Soak a sugar cube in bitters and drop into a Champagne flute. Cover with Courvoisier® VSOP Cognac and slowly top with Champagne.

Courvoisier Sparkling Sangria- recipe courtesy of Courvoisier 

image005-3Ingredients:

·         4 parts Courvoisier® VS Cognac

·         4 parts DeKuyper® Peach liqueur

·         2 bottles Prosecco

·         ½ cup white grape juice

·         2 peaches

·         Green grapes

Directions:

Thinly slice peaches. Cut the grapes in half. Put sliced fruit in a pitcher with Courvoisier, peach liqueur and grape juice. Let sit in the fridge for 1-3 hours. Immediately before serving, pour 2 bottles of Prosecco and stir. Serve over ice.

And for those whiskey lovers… here’s a Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey Cocktail:

image001-21Fire In The Sky- recipe courtesy of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey

Ingredients:

·         1.5  oz. Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire

·         1 oz. Apple Juice

·         Ginger Beer

·         Apple slices for garnish

Directions:

Shake Jack Fire with apple juice and ice. Strain over fresh ice into a Collins glass. Top with a mild ginger beer. Garnish with apple slices and fun 4th of July décor!

Always remember… eat what you like and drink what you love!

PLEASE PAIR RESPONSIBLY!

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

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