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Celebrate 4th of July with Red, White, Blue (and bubbly!) cocktails

by Veronica Golawski - July 4, 2017

If you’ve got an American friend celebrating 4th of July today, you ARE the American friend… or you simply want an excuse to try some delicious cocktails tonight, then whip up any one of these three sparkling creations and enjoy!

Strawberry Lime Champagne

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Recipe adapted from Give Recipe

330g strawberries, fresh or frozen
1 lime
1 bottle sparkling wine, chilled

Method:

Chill your flutes for 15-20 minutes before assembling cocktails.

In a blender, purée berries and lime together until smooth.

Fill flutes about 1/4 full with berry mixture then add a splash of sparkling wine. Stir gently.

Top up with rest of sparkling wine, garnish with fresh berries if desired and serve.

Coconut Fizz

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Recipe adapted from Style Me Pretty

1 scoop Coconut sorbet (recipe here)
28ml pineapple juice
sparkling wine, chilled

Method:

Scoop sorbet into chilled Coupe glass.

Pour pineapple juice over sorbet, then top with sparkling wine.

Ritz Fizz

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Recipe adapted from Epicurus

1ml amaretto
1ml blue curaçao
1ml lemon juice, freshly squeezed
sparkling wine, chilled

Method:

Fill a flute glass 3/4 with sparkling wine.

Add amaretto, blue curaçao and lemon juice.

Stir gently, and serve garnished with a lemon zest, if desired.

*Cover images from Give Recipe, Style Me Pretty and Zenna Bar

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