Cocktail Friday: Independence Day!

Posted on 03 Jul 2015 at 1:47pm

MARTINI Prosecco float HiResIt’s almost the Fourth of July! And the gay community really has reason to celebrate, what with marriage equality being a reality instead of a dream.

To show your red, white and blue, here are a few cocktail recipes that reflect the colors of ‘Murica!

Red and White: Proseco floats

For red, a scoop of raspberry sorbet; for white, a scoop of lemon sorbet. Add to a chilled flute. Fill with Martini & Rossi prosecco. Garnish with berries, mint, or a twist.

blue_heavenBlue Heaven

1 oz. Dark rum

1/2 oz. Disaronno amaretto

1/2 oz. Blue Curacao

3 oz. pineapple juice

Juice from 1/2 fresh lime

Fresh pineapple to garnish.

Making it: Combine in a shaker with ice; shake and strain into a glass filled with ice. Garnish with a pineapple wedge.

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