Fourth of July is just around the corner, which means it's almost time to commemorate our nation's independence with a cold one. But if you're more into top-shelf spirits than Bud Light, this occasion calls for fewer coozies -- more cocktails.
Check out these patriotic drink options from some of Miami's hottest spots for mixology. They're available starting July 1 at each locale, and you can even make 'em at home. Pictures and recipes after the jump.
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Betsy Ross Martini at Wynwood Kitchen & Bar ($12)
1.5 oz Vanilla vodka
.75 oz Frangelico
.5 oz Vanilla simple syrup
.75 oz Half n half
.5 oz Strawberry syrup
3 each cut in half Blueberries
Vanilla Simple Syrup:
1 cup water
1 cup sugar
1 vanilla bean - scraped to remove the seeds
Place water, vanilla bean seeds and sugar in small sauce pot and cook to simmer
2 Tbsp. strawberry preserves
1/4 oz grenadine
Pour all ingredients over ice, shake vigorously, strain into cold martini glass.
Place stripes of strawberry syrup from squeeze bottle, across top of glass. Leaving top two lines three quarters of the way.
Place blue berries in empty quadrant.