Whether you’re hosting a big barbecue or relaxing at home on your day off (and regardless of your feelings about the holiday), there is no better way to enjoy a warm July day than with a tasty summer cocktail! Check out some of our favorite Independence Day-inspired libations courtesy of our friends at Van Gogh Vodka:

Patriotic Cooler (Mixologist: The Cocktail Guru Jonathan Pogash)

  • 1 1/2 oz. Van Gogh Cool Peach Vodka
  • 1 oz. Pomegranate Juice
  • 2 oz. Ginger Ale or Ginger Beer
  • Lime Wedge for Garnish

Build all ingredients over ice in a rocks glass.  Garnish with lime wedge.

Van Gogh Skinny Lemonade

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh BLUE Vodka
  • 4 oz. Crystal Light Lemonade (dissolve packet into water bottle before mixing)

Combine ingredients, and shake vigorously in shaker with ice.  Strain into glass, and enjoy!

Feeling Blue

  • 1-1/2 oz. Van Gogh Blue Vodka
  • 1/2 oz. Orange Liqueur
  • 1/2 oz. Blue Curacao
  • 1 oz. Orange Juice
  • 2 Splashes Sour Mix
  • Orange Wedge for Garnish

Build all ingredients in a rocks glass with ice. Garnish with a wedge of orange.