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Patriotic Lemonade Recipe – The Ultimate 4th of July Drink

Celebrate Independence Day with this refreshing Patriotic Lemonade. A glass is filled with red and blue colored fruit, flavored vodka, and topped off with refreshing lemonade. 

This alcoholic Patriotic Lemonade drink is perfect for sipping on during your July 4th party. You can make a pitcher of this drink and serve it to a group or just make one for yourself.

It’s the perfect drink to have all summer long.

Patriotic Lemonade

This year, celebrate the 4th of July with a patriotic lemonade that is sure to be a hit. This drink will not only look great but taste even better.

The best part about this recipe is that it can easily be made ahead and stored in the fridge until you are ready for guests.

The Patriotic Lemonade only requires a few ingredients to make and can be made within minutes. Keep some lemonade and vodka on hand so you can make this refreshing drink on hot days. 

This tasty alcoholic lemonade drink pairs perfectly with bbq foods and snacks. You can serve this drink at all of your bbq’s.

The lemonade flavor of this drink is so refreshing on a hot summer day.  

The kids can enjoy this drink without the vodka. They’ll love the cold lemonade with the strawberries and blueberries in the glass.

In about 5 minutes, you’ll have a lemonade and blue raspberry flavored drink ready to enjoy all summer long!

Patriotic Lemonade Recipe

HOW TO MAKE PATRIOTIC LEMONADE

Red, white, and berry flavored vodka is mixed with tasty lemonade for a delicious refreshing drink you will enjoy! Are you ready to get started?

You’ll find the specific ingredient amounts and detailed instructions in the printable recipe at the bottom of this post.

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PATRIOTIC LEMONADE INGREDIENTS

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This fun Patriotic Alcoholic Lemonade recipe uses easy-to-find ingredients to make a tasty drink you will love.

All you need is:

  • Red, White & Berry Vodka 
  • Calypso Lemonade 
  • strawberries 
  • a lemon 
  • some blueberries 
  • patriotic decor 
  • ice cubes

PATRIOTIC LEMONADE RECIPE INSTRUCTIONS

Begin by slicing some lemons and strawberries.

ice in a glass

Fill a glass with ice cubes.

ice and fruit in a glass

Add blueberries, lemon slices, and strawberries to the glass.

The ice cubes will hold the fruit in place if you’re wanting a fancy-looking glass. 

Pour in one shot of flavored vodka.

Patriotic Lemonade Recipe

Top with some lemonade. 

Add patriotic decor like red and blue straws. 

In about 5 minutes, you’ll have a fun Patriotic drink that’s sure to become a new favorite!

Patriotic Lemonade Recipe

PATRIOTIC LEMONADE TIPS AND QUESTIONS

If you’ve never made a lemonade alcoholic drink, don’t worry! Below are some common questions and helpful tips.

Hopefully, this will answer any questions you may have. If not, feel free to ask in the comments and I’ll answer the best I can.

HOW LONG DOES IT REALLY TAKE TO MAKE PATRIOTIC LEMONADE?

This tasty lemonade can be made effortlessly. This Patriotic Lemonade recipe takes approximately 5 minutes. TOTAL. This includes:

  • About 1 minute to slice the strawberries and lemon
  • Close to 1 minute to add some ice
  • Around 1 minute to pour in some vodka
  • 1 minute to top with lemonade
  • 1 minute to decorate with Patriotic decorations  
Patriotic Lemonade Recipe

HOW DO I STORE PATRIOTIC LEMONADE?

You can store Patriotic Lemonade in your refrigerator for up to 3 days. The fruit will start to ferment if left too long in the alcohol. 

CAN I MAKE A PITCHER OF PATRIOTIC LEMONADE?

You can make a pitcher of Patriotic Lemonade to serve to a group of people. Take this recipe for one drink and multiply it by 8 to have enough to fill a pitcher.

Add some ice to the pitcher and also fill each glass with ice. 

Patriotic Lemonade Recipe

CAN I MAKE PATRIOTIC LEMONADE AHEAD OF TIME?

Yes, you can easily make Patriotic Lemonade ahead of time. Simply, make the drink without the ice and keep it stored in the refrigerator.

When you are ready to serve, add some ice and decorations. 

WHAT GOES WELL WITH PATRIOTIC LEMONADE?

Patriotic Lemonade goes well with a wide variety of drinks and snacks. These drink and snack recipes would be great to serve together.

Some of my personal favorites include:

Patriotic Lemonade Recipe

CAN I USE ANY LEMONADE INSTEAD OF CALYPSO LEMONADE?

Yes, you can use any lemonade in this recipe instead of Calypso Lemonade. The steps will be pretty much the same.

Calypso Lemonade gives this drink a special taste but it’ll still taste great with any lemonade. You can also use homemade lemonade.

Adjust the sweetness of the lemonade you use by adding more sugar.

CAN I USE PLAIN VODKA INSTEAD OF RED, WHITE, AND BERRY VODKA?

You can use plain vodka instead of red, white, and berry flavored vodka to make this drink.

Red, white, and berry vodka has a cherry, citrus, and blue raspberry flavors all blended together that will add a fun taste to this drink.

If you use plain vodka this recipe will not taste the same but it’ll still be great. 

Lemonade drink in a glass with USA on wall

CAN I USE FROZEN FRUIT INSTEAD OF FRESH FRUIT TO MAKE THIS DRINK?

Yes, you can use frozen strawberries and blueberries instead of fresh fruit to make this lemonade drink.

The frozen fruit will help keep your drink cool. 

WHAT ELSE CAN I ADD TO THIS PATRIOTIC LEMONADE RECIPE?

This fun Patriotic Lemonade recipe not only tastes great, but it’s also incredibly versatile.

Try blending the whole drink with ice in a blender to create a slushie. YUM!

Lemonade drink in a glass with USA on wall

PATRIOTIC LEMONADE RECIPE

Yield: 1

Patriotic Lemonade

Lemonade drink in a glass with USA on wall

Celebrate Independence Day with this refreshing Patriotic Lemonade. A glass is filled with red and blue colored fruit, flavored vodka, and topped off with refreshing lemonade.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Shot Red White & Berry Vodka
  • Calypso Lemonade
  • Sliced Strawberries
  • Sliced Lemons
  • Blueberries
  • Patriotic Decor, Dollar Tree
  • Ice Cubes

Instructions

  1. Fill a glass with ice cubes.
  2. Add blueberries, lemon slices & strawberries. The ice cubes will hold fruit in place if you’re wanting a fancy looking glass. 
  3. Pour in one shot of Vodka.
  4. Top with lemonade. 
  5. Add patriotic decor. 

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 272Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 14mgCarbohydrates: 46gFiber: 7gSugar: 33gProtein: 2g

Nutritional information is automatically calculated with ingredients and serving size and may not be accurate. Please always double check with your own nutritional apps as well.

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WHAT’S NEXT

It’s time to celebrate! This July 4th, give your guests something refreshing and patriotic with this Patriotic Lemonade recipe.

This drink is the perfect way to cool off after a long day of celebrating America’s independence.

Whether you are hosting a BBQ or just enjoying some fireworks in your backyard, try making this festive lemonade for all of your friends and family members who stop by on their Fourth of July adventures.

I hope you enjoy this fun alcoholic lemonade recipe as much as my family does!

If you get a chance to try it, let us know! Leave us a comment below, or share it with a picture on Instagram or Facebook! Don’t forget to tag us @kelly_reci_ and use the hashtag #Kellysthoughtsonthings so we can see what amazing meals you are cooking up!

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