How to Make a Fireworks and Sparklers 4th July Cocktail

This simple cocktail recipe will help get you onto the mood to celebrate the 4th of July.


Serves 1

Ingredients

  • 1 measure of gin
  • 1 measure of dry vermouth
  • 1 measure of sweet vermouth
  • 1 measure of Dubonnet Red
  • 2 to 3 ice cubes
  • A twist of lemon for garnish

Steps

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    Put the ice cubes into a large glass.
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    Pour all the liquid into a large mixing jug.
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    Stir the liquid.
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    Pour the mixture into the large glass.
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    Add the flag.
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    Garnish the rim of the glass with a twist of lemon and serve with fireworks and sparklers.

Tips

  • Use crushed ice instead of ice cubes.
  • Use the top of the gin bottle as a small measure for each of the ingredients and top up the glass with soda water.

Warnings

  • Drink sensibly. Not suitable for those under the local drinking age.

Things You'll Need

  • Measuring cup for cocktails
  • Suitable cocktail glass or tall glass of your choice
  • Large jug for mixing the liquids
  • Plastic stirring spoon
  • Fireworks and sparklers
  • Paper U.S flag picks available from Amazon

Sources and Citations

  • Adapted from Diffords Guide to Cocktails ISBN 978-0-9556276-0-6

Article Info

Categories: Cocktails | National Days (USA)