7 Summer Cocktails Recipe To Mix Up for the 4th of July

Cyd Converse

If ever I am going to take the time to make a fancy cocktail, it's for a holiday like the 4th of July. These summer cocktail recipes are evidence of such.

Whether we're hosting backyard parties or gathering at a friend's pool, 4th of July recipes are my jam - including the most refreshing summer cocktails. 

From frozen drinks to classics, these are the summer cocktail recipes I can guarantee you'll find us mixing all summer long.

1. Raspberry Mojito Recipe

This raspberry mojito recipe is the epitome of summer cocktail recipes - it's crisp, fruity and refreshing. The combination of frozen raspberries, frozen blueberries, rum and mint is exactly what the 4th of July ordered. This is the strawberry daiquiri of your youth only leveled up with loads of fresh berries and the addition of tasty mint. Thank me later.

2. An Easy Summer Sangria Recipe You’ll Make All Season Long

If you're looking for an easy summer sangria recipe look no further! This recipe is simple, sweet and refreshing for summer sipping. Dare I say, this may just be one of my favorite summer cocktail recipes of all - and it's so easy to make for a crowd! The combination of red and white wines paired with all the berries you love best is surprisingly balanced and delicious.

3. Pimm’s and Tonic Recipe

This Pimm's and tonic recipe has made more than one appearance on our back patio in recent summers! A refreshing spin on a classic gin and tonic, this cocktail is perfect for the 4th of July if you ask me. It checks all the boxes - it's easy to make, summery, and not overly sweet or tart. Your friends will love it!

4. Peach Raspberry Margarita Recipe

I'm not big on frozen cocktails typically, but if I'm craving one I guarantee you it's in the summer. This peach raspberry margarita recipe is perfect for the 4th of July! These frosty, refreshing drinks are made with real fruit - juicy peach pairs perfectly with tart raspberries to create magic with these fruity margaritas. Even if you're not a margarita fan (which I definitely am) you will love these!

5. Moscato Sangria Recipe

If you and your friends love a sweet sangria, this moscato sangria recipe is the summer cocktail recipe for you! Fruity, fizzy, and completely fabulous, our Moscato sangria recipe may just become your new favorite cocktail. Moscato blended with orange liqueur, brandy and luscious fruits that can be found all year long, this one is as easy to make as it is to sip.

6. Strawberry Pimm’s Slush Recipe

The epitome of summer refreshment, there's something delightfully tongue in cheek about serving our popular strawberry Pimm's slush recipe for the 4th of July. (Pimm's is a classically British liqueur, if you didn't know!) The best part about this Strawberry Pimm’s Slush is that all it requires is four ingredients - minus the garnish - and just about give minutes to prepare.

7. Blackberry Mojito Sangria Recipe

If you love mojitos but also love sangria, our blackberry mojito sangria recipe is the one to mix up this 4th of July! A refreshing, gorgeously hued cocktail, this moscato is just what you need to welcome the warmer weather. This blackberry mojito sangria is light and fresh for summer, filled with plenty of fresh blackberries, mint, lime, a healthy splash of rum and dry white wine.

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