Time to break out the fireworks and those USA flag swim trunks; the 4th of July is almost here! With the beautiful summer weather helping us celebrate, sometimes we need an extra boost to keep the party alive.
Let’s counteract all those boozy beverages with a coffee recipe perfect for the 4th of July. What’s better than celebrating the Red, White, and Brew with a cup of Joe?
Cold Brew & Cola
Cold-brew and Coca-Cola may sound like a strange mixture, but don’t knock it till you try it! These two classic American favorites are the perfect treat for a refreshing, cool drink to sip on by the pool.
It’s as simple as combining ice, coca-cola, and that incredible cold brew into a pint glass. Add two cherries to a flag toothpick for the garnish, and you’re good to go.
Minty Cold Brew
More cold brew? Yes, please!
There’s something particularly pleasant about serving yourself a chilled glass of cold brew on these hot summer days. Add a few fresh mint leaves or a splash of peppermint extract to a tall glass of cold-brewed coffee. Then, add some coffee creamer and brown sugar for a sweet, creamy treat.
Now that’s a great drink to enjoy on the 4th.
Iced Espresso Martini
Who’s in the mood for an espresso martini? *raises both hands*
One of the most popular drinks for 2022 is the espresso martini, and who’s surprised? This delectable delicacy is one of the best drinks to kick off the party. By adding some ice to the classic espresso martini, you now have yourself the idea 4th of July coffee treat.
Here’s the step by step for an incredible iced espresso martini:
- In a cocktail shaker or mason jar, combine one shot of cold espresso, one ounce each of coffee liqueur, coffee vodka, and vanilla vodka (or vanilla syrup) with 2/3 cup of ice.
Have fun, and enjoy these 4th of July coffee recipes responsibly!