4th of July Layered Shot Recipe

A red, white and blue layered cocktail makes a festive 4th of July drink.

This drink looks as good as it tastes with festive layers of red, white and blue. Make a batch for your group for the 4th of July and impress them with your amazing bartending skills. Layered cocktails can be a little tricky to master, but they’re easy once you get the hang of the process. Mix That Drink has a good tutorial with step-by-step instructions on how to pour a layered cocktail.

Video shot by: Chris Balogh

4th of July Layered Cocktail Recipe

  • 1 part grenadine
  • 1 part vodka
  • 1 part Blue Curacao

Pour the grenadine into a rocks or a shot glass. Turn a spoon upside down and place the tip of the spoon against the inside edge of the glass, above the first layer but not touching it. Pour Blue Curacao slowly into the glass. Use the same technique to pour the vodka.


Serves 1, Recipe courtesy of Mix That Drink

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