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3 Colorful Cocktails for this BBQ Season

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The fourth of July will be here before we know and there’s no better time to have a backyard get-together! Everyone has been cooped up forever. This backyard season is the perfect time to break-out the grill, throw on some hot dogs and burgers and celebrate!

I’ve always been a fan of easy to make cocktails that are colorful and add a little bit of decor to any party. All of these cocktails are super easy to make and will make a bright addition to any BBQ.

These pretty and colorful cocktails will definitely be a hit when your friends and family get-together to visit this year! You will definitely feel like a neighborhood bartender and your cocktails will be the envy of everyone visiting. Be careful! They may want you to provide cocktails for their next party once they get a look at this colorful cocktails.

Boozy Strawberry Lemonade Bowl

colorful cocktails

Ingredients

  • Strawberry Vodka
  • Strawberry Lemonade 
  • Strawberry Seagrams
  • Fresh Strawberries
  • Lemon Slices
  • Ice Cubes 

Directions

  • Fill a fish bowl glass with ice cubes, lemon slices & strawberries.
  • Pour in 1-2 shots strawberry vodka.
  • Top with strawberry lemonade.
  • Take the cap off of the strawberry Seagrams & quickly stick it into the fishbowl. 
  • Serve & enjoy. 
colorful cocktails

This next one is definitely one of my all-time favorites! It reminds me of many of my trips to tropical islands over the years! I think it’s the blue color! Although you can decorate this for a July 4th celebration, you can also switch up the decor’ with cocktail umbrellas to give it an island look.

Patriotic Hurricanes

colorful cocktails
  • Blue Ocean Lemonade Calypso 
  • Red White & Berry Vodka 
  • Seagrams Calypso Colada 
  • Patriotic Sprinkles 
  • Corn Syrup
  • Lemon Slices  
  • Ice Cubes 
  • Cherries 
  • Patriotic Decor

Directions

  • Coat the rim of the hurricane glass with corn syrup. Honey will also work.
  • Sprinkle away. 
  • Fill the hurricane glass with ice cubes & lemon slices. 
  • Pour in 1-2 shots vodka.
  • Top with Blue Ocean Lemonade Calypso.
  • Remove the top from the Seagrams and quickly place it in the hurricane glass.
  • Add cherries & patriotic decor. 
colorful cocktails

Celebrate the 4th of July will a colorful red, white and blue cocktail! This one will definitely be a big hit.

Red, White & Blue Boozy Lemonade

colorful cocktails

Ingredients

  • 1 Shot Red White & Berry Vodka 
  • Calypso Lemonade 
  • Sliced Strawberries 
  • Sliced Lemons 
  • Blueberries 
  • Patriotic Decor (Dollar Tree)
  • Ice Cubes

Directions

  • Fill a glass with ice cubes.
  • Add blueberries, lemon slices & strawberries. The ice cubes will hold fruit in place if you’re wanting a fancy looking glass. 
  • Pour in one shot of Vodka.
  • Top with lemonade. 
  • Add patriotic decor
colorful cocktails

If you’re like me, I know you will be looking forward to this year’s BBQ season. The chance to meet up with friends and family was definitely something everyone has missed over the last year.

Remember when making these cocktails – drink responsibly and be safe! Happy BBQ Season!

Yield: 1

Strawberry Lemonade Bowl

Strawberry Lemonade Bowl

A bowl-full of fun for your next backyard get-together. Imagine what a colorful addition this will make.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • Strawberry Vodka
  • Strawberry Lemonade
  • Strawberry Seagrams
  • Fresh Strawberries
  • Lemon Slices
  • Ice Cubes

Instructions

  1. Fill a fish bowl glass with ice cubes, lemon slices & strawberries.
  2. Pour in 1-2 shots strawberry vodka.
  3. Top with strawberry lemonade.
  4. Take the cap off of the strawberry Seagrams & quickly stick it into the fishbowl.
  5. Serve & enjoy.

Notes

Add some fun drink decorations to jazz things up!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 330Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 52mgCarbohydrates: 67gFiber: 4gSugar: 60gProtein: 1g

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Yield: 1

Patriotic Hurricane

Patriotic Hurricane

A colorful cocktail that's easy to make. The bright red, whie and blue will be a festive addition to your next BBQ.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • Blue Ocean Lemonade
  • Calypso  Red White & Berry Vodka
  • Seagrams Calypso Colada
  • Patriotic Sprinkles
  • Corn Syrup or Honey
  • Lemon Slices 
  •  Ice Cubes 
  • Cherries 
  • Patriotic Decor

Instructions

    1. Coat the rim of the hurricane glass with corn syrup. Honey will also work.
    2. Sprinkle away.
    3. Fill the hurricane glass with ice cubes & lemon slices.
    4. Pour in 1-2 shots vodka.
    5. Top with Blue Ocean Lemonade Calypso.
    6. Remove the top from the Seagrams and quickly place it in the hurricane glass.
    7. Add cherries & patriotic decor.

Notes

Patriotic decor can be purchased in any Dollar Store. Patriotic Sprinkles are also available in any Dollar Store as well as most grocery stores or where any baking goods are sold.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 451Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 65mgCarbohydrates: 91gFiber: 1gSugar: 88gProtein: 0g

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Yield: 1

Patriotic LemonAde

Patriotic LemonAde

A boozy lemonade perfect for any backyard get-together!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Shot Red White & Berry Vodka
  • Calypso Lemonade
  • Sliced Strawberries
  • Sliced Lemons
  • Blueberries
  • Patriotic Decor (Dollar Tree)
  • Ice Cubes

Instructions

    1. Fill a glass with ice cubes.
    2. Add blueberries, lemon slices & strawberries. The ice cubes will hold fruit in place if you’re wanting a fancy looking glass.
    3. Pour in one shot of Vodka.
    4. Top with lemonade.
    5. Add patriotic decor.

Notes

The patriciotic decor of your choice can be found at any Dollar Store in your area. Get Creative!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 272Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 14mgCarbohydrates: 46gFiber: 7gSugar: 33gProtein: 2g

AnOpenSuitcase.com offers nutritional information for recipes contained on this site. This information is provided as a courtesy and is an estimate only. The information comes from online calculators. Although we attempt to provide accurate nutritional information, these figures are only estimates. To obtain the most accurate representation of the nutritional information in any given recipe, you should calculate the nutritional information with the actual ingredients you use.

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