17 Refreshing Fourth of July Drinks to Help You Celebrate

Cheers to the good 'ole USA!

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Instead of serving the same light beer you drink at every barbecue, whip up a batch of patriotic refreshments this Independence Day. And if you really want to show off your American pride, these are the best (and most delicious!) red, white, and blue desserts.

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Red, White, and Blue Sangria

Sangria is always good idea, but it tastes even better when it's sporting a patriotic theme.

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Red, White, and Blue Pinã Colada

If you're a big fan of pinã coladas, you'll love this red, white, and blue version. It's almost too pretty to drink.

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Red, White, and Blue Wine Sparklers

Star-shaped chunks of apple make this festive sip it one of the prettiest drinks we've ever seen.

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Patriotic Panna Cotta Shooters

These colorful dessert shooters will make your 4th of July barbecue a whole lot sweeter.

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Red, White, and Blue Vodka Lemonade Slush

Stay cool on a hot summer day with these layered slushies.

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Fireworks Piña Colada

Mixed with strawberry puree, this frozen drink is an explosion of flavor. Top with mini American flag umbrellas!

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Cherry Whiskey Smash Cocktails

Use one of summer's best fruits to make this one-of-a-kind whiskey smash cocktail.

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Firecracker Berry Margarita Floats

These berry floats are anything but basic thanks to their strawberry and blueberry margarita bases.

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4th of July White Sangria

This sangria filled with red, white, and blue fruit will become your new 4th of July staple.

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Red, White, and Blue Shooters

Use syringes to combine the red and blue flavors in this drink and you'll almost have more fun than drinking them.

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Blueberry Coconut Sparkler

Rimmed with coconut flakes for a touch of white, this blueberry drink, with a hint of coconut rum and lemon juice, is a tasty way to cool down.

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Kid-Friendly Patriotic Punch

With Twizzlers in place of straws, this juice and candy mix has holiday fun written all over it.

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July 4th Layered Drinks

This recipe layers different flavored juices to create the colors of the flag. (When combining, make sure to pour slowly so colors don't mix!)

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4th of July Jell-O Shots

With or without alcohol, you'll want to make these Americana Jell-O shots in bulk for a tasty and fun treat.

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Patriotic Layered Smoothie Recipe

Using frozen fruit like bananas, cherries, and blueberries, this delicious smoothie is the perfect start to your Independence Day.

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Captain America Kids' Drink

Using soda for a bubbly pop, this drink is filled with patriotic swirls for an eye-catching touch.

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Red, White, and Blue(berry) Margaritas

With a touch of honey in each layer of flavor, these margaritas will add extra sweetness to your day.

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