4th of July Cocktails

Here are some great cocktail ideas for your 4th of July picnics and parties this coming weekend!

If you’re feeling patriotic:

The Minute Man

1 ½ oz Oval Vodka
1 ½ oz fresh sweet & sour
¼ oz simple syrup
splash of ginger ale
garnish with a lemon wheel

Shake first three ingredients with ice in a shaker; strain into an iced highball glass, top with ginger ale, garnish with lemon wheel.

If you’re feeling ambitious:

The Golden Cup by Charles Vexenat

2 oz. Beefeater 24
1 oz. Hiram Walker Orange Curacao
1 oz. Amontillado Sherry
1/8 Granny Smith apple (diced)
1 inch cucumber (diced)
Soda to top

Bruise apple and cucumber. Add ice and other ingredients. Stir and decant into a wine or Collins glass. Garnish with a mint sprig.