This Fourth of July Cocktail is Colorfully Patriotic, Spicy and Sweet

By: Amanda Greer - Published: Jun 28, 2013 • References: foodnetwork
The Food Network has put forth a recipe for a tasty Fourth of July cocktail just in time for the long weekend. This delicious concoction combines sweet, spicy and colorful ingredients to make a red, white and blue drink that is sure to add some excitement to any pool parties or backyard barbecues you might be attending or hosting this weekend.

To create this cocktail, all you need are watermelon schnapps, blue curacao, tequila and cranberry juice. Simply mix the schnapps with some cranberry juice and pour the mixture into a glass filled with ice. Next, blend a jalapeno pepper, a lemon wedge and a slice of lime with the tequila and blue curacao. Add that mixture over the cranberry juice, and the cocktail becomes red, white and blue -- perfect for the Fourth of July.