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Originally posted 07/07/2012 12:30PM
You hung poolside, watched the fireworks ... and listened to Miley Cyrus's "Party in the U.S.A." one too many times. In other words, you worked up a thirst!
Now that the Fourth of July holiday is over, make one last toast to the Founding Fathers with this summer-inspired recipe.
The Yankee Doodle 1½ oz. coconut vodka (recipe recommends SKYY Infusions Coconut Vodka)
3 oz. coconut water
¾ oz. fresh lime juice
8 mint leaves
Combine mint and coconut vodka in a mixing glass and muddle gently. Add ice, lime juice and coconut water, and shake quickly for one to two seconds. Transfer into a 12 oz. highball service glass with same ice and mint leaves. Garnish with grated coconut and fresh lime wheel.
Originally posted 07/06/2012 03:00PM
It isn't a party in the U.S.A. without a few fireworks – and a star-spangled cocktail.
And since July 4 fell midweek, the "party like it's 1776" must happen over the weekend. Try this patriotic take on the classic Cosmo while beating the heat!
Originally posted 07/03/2012 05:50PM
Oh, say can you … swill, a patriotic cocktail? Whether celebrating independence eve tonight or kicking off Wednesday's July Fourth festivities, try this spirited, refreshing drink.
Originally posted 06/28/2012 05:10PM
National Tequila day may be a month away (July 24), but PEOPLE.com had an early visit from the team at Clase Azul to sample their exclusive wares! The company features four tequilas in hand-crafted Mexican bottles: Clase Azul Plata, Clase Azul Reposado, a limited production Clase Azul Ultra, and the pomegranate-infused La Pinta, which, we have to admit, was delicious on its own.
But don't take our (or celeb fans George Clooney, Cindy Crawford, Lil Jon and chef Richard Sandoval's) word for it, you can make fun cocktails at home.
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