Spark Joy With These Festive Drinks!

Spark joy with these festive drinks! Grab your shakers, as well as your sparklers, to mix up these Fourth of July-inspired cocktail creations! The right drink in your hand can truly make any Independence Day get-together memorable. To help kickstart your holiday, The Cooks Bookmark has generated three festive summer sips that are sure to please a crowd. From a refreshing, non-alcoholic cherry limeade, to an elegant summer spritz, and even a frozen drink that is topped with a popsicle, these drinks will delight your guests and shine as brightly as the fireworks.

Elegant cocktail from The Scout Guide with citrus and berries, served with charm.

Summer Spritz

Ingredients

  • 3 Ounce Crisp White Wine
  • 2 Ounce Dry Prosecco
  • 1 Tbsp St. Germain
  • 1 Orange Slice
  • 1 Strawberry
  • 1 Blackberry

Directions

  • Use a wine glass, flute or coupe and fill with ice. Place the orange slice on the bottom or side of the glass.
  • Stir in the white wine and St. Germain.
  • Top with the Prosecco.
  • Garnish with the strawberry and blackberry. Cheers!

Notes

  • My favorite crisp white wine is a chablis. Try a bottle of 2022 Roland Lavantureux Petit Chablis. It is crisp with all the right minerality for this summer cocktail.
Popsicles in a glass with a slushy blend, tagged with The Scout Guide.

Firecracker Frosé

Ingredients

  • 1 Bottle Rosé – Frozen in a Separate Canister
  • 1 1/2 Cups Strawberries – Frozen
  • 1 Lemon – Juiced
  • 3 Tbsp Simple Syrup
  • 8 Tbsp St. Germain Liqueur
  • 5 GoodPop Red White & Blue Popsicles
  • 5 Pipettes

Directions

  • Pour the rosé in a canister and freeze overnight.
  • Blend together the frozen rosé, lemon juice , simple syrup, and frozen strawberries until well smooth. Keep in the freezer until ready to serve.
  • Pour the St. Germain in a small bowl. Squeeze the pipette and place in the liqueur while continuing to squeeze. Release your fingers and hold in the liqueur until it fills up. Continue with the rest and set aside.
  • Pour the frosé into a glass and garnish with st. germain pipette and a goodpop popsicle. Cheers!
Cherry cocktail with lime, on-theme with The Scout Guide.

Cherry Limeade

Ingredients

  • 1/3 Cup Cherries (About 10 Cherries) – Pitted
  • 2 Large Limes – Juiced (plus more for
  • garnish)
  • 1 tsp simple syrup
  • 6 ounce club soda or Topo Chico

Directions

  • In a blender, blend the pitted cherries and juice from 1 lime until smooth.
  • Using a fine strainer, strain the cherry lime juice to get rid of the pulp. Add additional lime juice from 1/2 a lime.
  • Next, assemble the drink. Stir together the cherry lime juice and simple syrup. Fill glass to the top with ice. Pour in club soda. Last, garnish with a lime slice and cherry on top.