Prepare For Independence Day With Patriotic Drink Recipes

Prepare for Independence Day With Patriotic Drink Recipes

It’s time to start getting ready for your Independence Day celebration! Spec’s is ready to help you take your festivities up a notch with these delicious and patriotic drink recipes! Stop by Spec’s to stock up on everything you’ll need.


2 oz Fireball Cinnamon Whisky
4 oz raspberry lemonade
Raspberries for garnish

Add all ingredients in an ice-filled glass. Stir well and garnish with raspberries.

Rockets Red Glare

1 ½ oz vodka
2 oz watermelon juice
½ oz lime juice
Splash of ginger beer
Lime wedge for garnish

Add vodka, watermelon juice and lime juice to a glass filled with ice and stir. Top off with ginger beer and garnish with a lime wedge.

Shining Sea

1 ½ oz tequila
1 oz watermelon schnapps
¼ oz blue curacao
½ oz simple syrup
Splash cranberry juice
1 lemon wedge
1 lime wedge

In a cocktail shaker, mix schnapps and cranberry juice. Pour into a glass filled with ice. Muddle lemon, lime, tequila, blue curacao and simple syrup in the cocktail shaker. Strain into the glass over the red layer and serve.

Yankee Doodle

1 ½ oz vodka
½ oz triple sec
½ oz blue curacao
½ oz sweet and sour mix
Dash of grenadine

Pour all of the ingredients except the grenadine in an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Shake well and strain into a glass. Slowly add grenadine and allow it to sink to the bottom.

Red, White & Bubbly

4 oz sparkling wine
1 oz brandy
2 oz sparkling mineral water
Fresh cherries, blueberries and white raspberries for garnish

Combine all ingredients in a glass, add ice and stir well. Garnish with the cherries, blueberries and white raspberries.


Owned and operated by the same Houston family since 1962, Spec’s is a true destination shopping experience. We now operate over 150 stores all over the great state of Texas and offer a large selection of wines, spirits and finer foods.

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