Whether you are throwing a backyard BBQ or a themed patriotic party, the drinks are an important part of any menu. They are more than a way to quench a thirst. The right drink can make your party the talk of the town! Here are a few patriotic drink recipes for your next party or get together.
Star Spangled Sparkler
This is one of the easiest patriotic drink recipes since its basically a spritzer with a red, white, and blue twist. Simply combine your favorite white wine and Italian soda, then add blueberries frozen inside ice cubes, and a few cut up strawberries for a tasty and colorful drink perfect for any patriotic celebration. You can also used colored sugar on the rim for added colorful appeal.
Red, White, and Blueberry Margarita
Frozen margaritas are a refreshing adult beverage perfect for any patriotic party or meal. To make this drink, you will need your favorite margarita recipe and blueberries, strawberries, and coconut. The bottom layer will be coconut margarita, the middle will be a bright pop of red with a standard strawberry margarita, and the top layer will be festive blueberry margarita for an interesting twist. Garnish with a patriotic straw and some sugar or salt on the rim for a fun and festive thirst quencher.
Not all patriotic drink recipes need alcohol to be fun and delicious! With a Firework Surprise made of lemonade and a red, white, and blue rocket-shaped popsicle to add some color and fun, adults and children will have a festive drink that takes the summer staple of lemonade and gives it a fun new take. If lemonade isn't your top choice, you can also create this fun and fizzy drink using Sprite for even more spritz!
A milkshake is a great way to cool off during a patriotic get-together and they are a classic summer favorite. You can create vanilla and strawberry milkshakes for a touch of red and white, and then add whipped cream and blue sprinkles for a finishing touch. Serve them in mason jars with colorful straws for a nice touch!