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Red White and Blue Vodka

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Red White and Blue vodka drink sparkles with three sweet layers of patriotic colors on your party table.

Red White And Blue Vodka Mixed Drinks
Red White and Blue Mixed drinks

This is a simple and pretty drink to make. It tastes delicious with strong notes of cherry and Citrus.

Watch me make the Red White and Blue layered Vodka

Enjoy this yummy fruity mixed drink with Grenadine, vodka, lemonade, and beautiful blue Curacao.

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Try these Recipes For Patriotic Parties:

Red White and Blue Layered Drink:

If you and your friends love sweet fruity vodka drinks. This one needs to go on your drink menu for all of your patriotic parties.

Red White And Blue Layered Vodka Drink
Red white and Blue layered vodka drink

Good drinks with vodka are actually perfect for any event with complementary decor.

Do you Love the New England patriots or Buffalo Bills? Drink one of these red, white and blue cocktails as you watch the game.

Holiday cocktails with vodka are very popular and pretty inexpensive to make as cocktails go. This vodka cocktail recipe is easy to make with our tips. And it’s pretty easy on your party drinks budget too.

Your going to love the sweet cherry lemonade flavors in this tasty vodka cocktail. A beautiful, eye catching, patriotic drink.

The Vodka:

You can get a large bottle of UNFLAVORED smirnoff vodka (or other inexpensive brand) and make a whole party worth of alcoholic drinks with vodka.

The Red White and Berry Vodka is almost out for the summer. Don’t use that one for this drink. The flavors will fight each other and be very sweet. We have another drink in mind for the Smirnoff Red White and Berry. Stay tuned!

We used Skyy vodka for this red white and blue vodka recipe. Skyy brand is a good basic inexpensive vodka that works well for sweet mixed drinks like this one.

Unflavored Skyy vodka has zero sugar content. That’s what we are using blended with lemonade.

The Lemonade

Langers Lemonade Label

Langers brand of lemonade is available in most grocery stores. You can use any brand you like. Keep the sugar content similar for the layers to work as shown in this drink.

The Curaçoa:

Pouring Blue Curacao

Blue Curacao is a blue dyed orange liqueur. It’s a gorgeous colored liqueur used in many blue drink recipes.

Layering the Red White and Blue:

Your cocktail layer gradations are all built on your sugar contents. Our Malibu Sunset cocktail, and Tequila Sunrise Margarita also use this layering method.

It’s all about the sugar content of your ingredients: When layering any drink you have to layer the heaviest sugar content layer on the bottom of the drink.

Red White and Blue drink Ingredients:

  • The Skyy vodka has zero sugar
  • lemonade had about 3 grams of sugar per oz.
  • Dekuyper Curaçao has about 5 grams of sugar in 1 oz.
  • Grenadine has about 28 grams of sugar in 1 oz..

Red: Grenadine Layer

Pouring The Bottom Grenadine Layer.
Bottom layer pour. The Grenadine

TIP: See the top of the vodka bottle? If you really hate spilling your liquor all over the counter use these bottle tops. I LOVE them.

White: Vodka/Lemonade layer

Measuring The Vodka For The Shaker. Red White And Blue Vodka Drink

Next Pour the vodka and lemonade together in your shaker filled with ice.

and shake them until cold.

A Cold Shaker With The Vodka/Lemon Mixed

Use the back of a spoon as a shield to keep the vodka layer from mixing into the grenadine. You want it sitting on top of the grenadine.

Pouring The Vodka/Lemon Layer Into The Red White And Blue Vodka Drink.
Pour the vodka/lemon layer over the grenadine layer carefully so it won’t mix in.

Your first two layers.

Red White And Blue Vodka Drink With The Grenadine Layer And Vodka/Lemonade Layer Complete.

Measure and pour the curaçao over the back of a spoon. It will fall onto the grenadine layer and stay there. The vodka/lemonade layer will float on top of the curacao.

Blue: Curacao Layer

Adding The Curaçao Layer By Pouring It Over The Back Of A Spoon Into The Glass.
Pour the curacao carefully down the side of the glass. It will float on top of the grenadine.

Garnish however you like. For this cherry Citrus drink we chose a maraschino cherry.

Red White And Blue Vodka Drink

NOTE: We gave you the exact brands and sugar contents so you can replicate our results exactly.

If you choose to use liqueurs or lemonade with different sugar contents you can get different results. NOT necessarily the best.

You can flip the blue layer to the top if you have the patience to do the math and figure out how to boost the sugar content of your lemonade with simple syrup so it’s heavier than the curacao. BUT this will make your drink pretty sweet. So think that over.

We really love the flavor blends of this layered vodka drink as we made it. If you love a sweet vodka cocktail for summer this one is delicious.

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This patriotic cocktail is perfect for your memorial day weekend, independence day celebration or any other patriotic themed party! Combining vodka, blue curacao and grenadine this drink is a beautiful sight with a scrumptious flavor profile. #patrioticcocktails #redwhiteandblue #vodka #layered #memorialday #4thofjuly

Try the Red White and Blue for your Memorial Day, 4th of July or Labor Day parties. It’s a sure winner for the summer holiday season.

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Red White And Blue Vodka Mixed Drink
Yield: 1 cocktail

Red White and Blue Vodka Mixed Drink

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Red White and Blue vodka drink sparkles with patriotic colors in three layers on your party table. It's delicious with sweet notes of cherry and Citrus.

Ingredients

  • 1 oz Vodka
  • 3 oz lemonade
  • 1 oz grenadine
  • 1 oz blue curaçao

Instructions

  1. Use an 11 oz. hi ball glass
  2. Measure and pour 1 oz. grenadine into the bottom of the glass.
  3. fill the glass with ice.
  4. Measure the vodka and lemonade into your ice filled shaker.
  5. Shake until the shaker is very cold.
  6. Pour the shaker contents carefully into the glass over the back of a spoon so it won't mix into the grenadinePouring The Vodka Layer Rwb
  7. Measure and pour the curacao over the back of a spoon down the side of the glass.
  8. watch the video for the technique.
  9. Garnish as desired.

Nutrition Information

Yield

1

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 178Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 12mgCarbohydrates 29gFiber 0gSugar 22gProtein 0g

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