the 1776

AuthorHeather WallaceCategoryDifficultyBeginner

Party like it's 1776 with this festive and fruity cocktail!

This layered cocktail captures the essence of summer with its vibrant colors and flavors. The red layer is made with ripe fresh strawberry slices mixed with simple syrup and lemon juice, offering a sweet and tangy start. The white layer, consisting of a coconut water, adds a refreshing and lightly tropical twist. Finally, the blue layer, created with blue gin, brings a botanical finish that's as refreshing and intriguing.

Fire up the grill, relax and enjoy the fireworks while you savor this festive drink this 4th of July!

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time5 minsTotal Time5 mins

 6 slices of strawberry
 ½ oz semi-rich simple syrup
 ½ oz lemon juice
 3 oz coconut water
 2 oz blue gin
 crushed ice

Gather Ingredients...
1

Muddle & Mix . . .
2

Place 6 strawberry slices, 1/2-ounce of semi-rich simple syrup, and 1/2-ounce of lemon juice in a tall glass and gently muddle together.

3

Fill the glass wit crushed ice and add 3-ounces of coconut water.

4

Slowly pour 2-ounces of blue gin over the top to make a layered effect, and garnish with a strawberry.

Ingredients

 6 slices of strawberry
 ½ oz semi-rich simple syrup
 ½ oz lemon juice
 3 oz coconut water
 2 oz blue gin
 crushed ice

Directions

Gather Ingredients...
1

Muddle & Mix . . .
2

Place 6 strawberry slices, 1/2-ounce of semi-rich simple syrup, and 1/2-ounce of lemon juice in a tall glass and gently muddle together.

3

Fill the glass wit crushed ice and add 3-ounces of coconut water.

4

Slowly pour 2-ounces of blue gin over the top to make a layered effect, and garnish with a strawberry.

the 1776
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