Red, white, and blue doesn’t always make for a great cocktail—but these delicious drinks will make you rethink giving up on the theme. Here, some amazing cocktails to kick off Independence Day—and truly any summer day—right? Red, white, and blue optional, festivities are not.
Red, White, and Blue Vodka Lemonade
9 cups of ice
1 cup of grenadine
1 cup of blue curaçao
1 cup of vodka
1 cup of lemonade
Separately crush 3 cups of ice and grenadine, then 3 cups of ice and blue curaçao, then ice, vodka, and lemonade. Layer in that order and cheers.