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Cocktails for your 4th of July celebration

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Dragon Berry MojitoChandler Carranza, spirits category manager for Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores stopped by the FOX43 morning show, to share a few cocktails just in time for the 4th of July!

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Dragon Berry Basil Mojito – Cocktail of the Month – Made at

·         2-4 fresh basil leaves

·         2 strawberries, cut into quarters

·         ¾ oz. lime juice

·         ¾ oz. simple syrup

·         Seltzer

·         1½ oz. Bacardi Dragon Berry Rum (Size: 750ml, Code: 4108, Retail: $16.99, Sale: $13.99)


Muddle basil leaves, strawberries, lime juice and simple syrup in Collins glass. Fill the glass with ice; add the Dragon Berry rum.  Top with seltzer and stir. Garnish with a sprig of basil and strawberry.


Salt Water Taffy Martini – Cocktail of the Month – Made at

·         2 oz. Pinnacle Whipped Vodka (Size: 1.75L, Code: 3084, Retail: $25.99, Sale: $22.99)

·         1 oz. Pinnacle flavored vodka of choice (Cherry, Grape or Vanilla – Size: 750ml, Retail: $14.99, Sale: $12.99)

·         Splash of heavy cream

·         Pinch of salt


Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice.  Shake and pour into chilled sugar-rimmed glass.


Berry Bourbon Lemonade

·         1½ oz. Jefferson’s Bourbon (Size: 750ml, Code: 5335, Retail: $29.99, Sale: $24.99)

·         ½ oz. Chambord (Size: 750ml, Code: 7457, Retail: $29.99)

·         3 oz. lemonade

·         3 oz. lemon-lime soda


Mix the Jefferson’s, Chambord and lemonade in cocktail shaker. Pour into a Collins glass filled with ice and top with lemon-lime soda. Garnish with a lemon wedge or twist. Add fresh raspberries if desired.