4 Patriotic Vodka Cocktails for the Fourth of July

Celebrate Independence Day with these red, white, and blue cocktails.

Erica Riveraby Erica Rivera
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Is there anything more American than getting your buzz on while watching things explode? We think not.

Celebrate our country’s independence this Fourth of July with the most patriotic cocktails possible in red, white, and blue hues. Whether you’re mixing a slushie-like drink for one or serving a crowd of two dozen, these recipes from Svedka have your holiday vodka needs covered. Svedka even has a special, limited-edition party bottle designed festively for the Fourth of July. The red, white, and blue bottle is 1.5 liters of Svedka’s super smooth 80-proof vodka and retails nationwide for only $19.99. Get your friends together and toast to another year of life, liberty, and the pursuit of (drunken) happiness!

4 Patriotic Vodka Cocktails for the Fourth of July:

Svedka’s American Dream Punch

American Dream Punch

Ingredients:

  • 2 parts Svedka vodka
  • 1/2 part Orange Curaçao
  • 1/2 part simple syrup
  • 1 part fresh lime juice
  • Dash Grenadine

Preparation:

Combine ingredients in a pitcher and top with ice. Garnish with blackberries and mint.

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Svedka Rocket Pop

Rocket Pop

Ingredients:

For the red bottom:

  • 1 part Svedka vodka
  • 1 part sour mix
  • 1/2 part strawberry puree
  • 1/2 part water

For the white middle:

  • 1 part Svedka vodka
  • 1 part coconut cream
  • 1/2 part lime juice
  • 1/2 part water

For the blue top:

  • 1 part sour mix
  • 1/2 part Blue Curaçao
  • 1/2 part lime juice
  • 1/2 part water

Preparation:

Ideally this will be made in either three separate blenders, or three separate slushie machines. Simply pour ingredients in layers in the color-coded order and garnish with watermelon shaped star.

Svedka Red, White, and Boom

Red White and Boom

Ingredients:

  • 1 3/4 parts Svedka vodka
  • 3/4 part lemonade
  • 1/2 part triple sec
  • 1 part cranberry juice
  • Juice of 6 whole limes
  • 12 cups ice
  • Whole blueberries and sliced strawberries

Preparation:

Combine all ingredients in a punch bowl. Add 5 – 6 cups of ice, stir, and garnish with blueberries and sliced strawberries. As the party continues, add more ice and fruit as needed. Yields 25 – 30 servings.

Svedka Firework

Firework

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 parts Svedka vodka
  • 1 part watermelon schnapps
  • 1/2 part cranberry juice
  • 1/2 part fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 part simple syrup
  • 1/4 part Blue Curaçao
  • Club soda

Preparation:

Build in a rocks glass. Add watermelon Schnapps and cranberry juice over ice, then carefully add lemon, simple syrup, and Svedka vodka to create the white layer. Carefully layer the Blue Curaçao to create the color separation, and gently top with soda. Garnish with fresh watermelon pieces.