Articles Tagged: 4th of July

40+ Cocktails to Celebrate the USA

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July 4th weekend is upon us and we’ve compiled a collection of all-American cocktails to celebrate our nation’s birthday. From Manhattan to Honolulu and points in between, explore the USA in cocktails, punches and other drinks.

If we are missing our your favorite, feel free to share it with us!

40+ Cocktails to Celebrate the USA… Read more

5 Wines for July 4th

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The 4th of July is just around the corner. Images of BBQ, corn and watermelon along with fireworks dance in my head. While the 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays, it isn’t the easiest holiday to pair with wine. The weather is typically hot and sultry (unless you live in San Francisco like we do and then it’s cold and foggy) and the food is as all American as apple pie with … Read more

Watermelon Mojito

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It’s summer, and the 4th of July is just around the corner. So what you need is a Watermelon Mojito!

Try one, and I guarantee you’ll still be drinking them after Independence Day is over. It’s a flexible drink so make it as sweet or as strong as you like by adjusting the amount of simple syrup or rum.… Read more

Red, White and Blue Drinks for 4th of July

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Independence Day is coming up, and what better way to celebrate it than to serve up some red, white and blue cocktails at your barbecue or block party?

Serve these cocktails (at least one from each “color”) and show your patriotic side!

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Americano – Refreshing, sparkling cocktail that include Campari and sweet vermouth

Strawberry Ginger Martini – Fruity vodka cocktail with a bit of spice from ginger liqueur

Raspberry Margarita – Fresh raspberries add … Read more

Maker’s Mark Salutes America with Special Red, White and Blue Bottles

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A true American original, the Maker’s Mark distillery is the world’s oldest operating bourbon whisky distillery and a National Historic Landmark. The folks at Maker’s Mark want you to toast America’s birthday this 4th of July with their Straight Bourbon Whisky.

Special for the holiday, Maker’s Mark is selling tri-packs with three 375 ml bottles sealed in red, white and blue wax. These packs will be sold for a limited time only in select US … Read more

4th of July Watermelon Cocktail

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No 4th of July barbecue is complete without watermelon. I’d like to amend that statement to include watermelon cocktails!

This refreshing summer cocktail is the perfect accompaniment to whatever you’ll be throwing on the grill this Independence Day. Martha Stewart inspired this recipe, which I adapted from her watermelon and basil margaritas.

The watermelon is cool and refreshing, while the mint and basil balance the sweetness and give it a fresh, crisp herbal note. You … Read more

Patriotic Punch

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