The Fourth of July is right around the corner, which means that it’s time to start coming up with some fantastic cocktail ideas to celebrate the holiday. This one definitely fits the bill, with a red, white and blue color scheme and fresh, fruit-filled summery ingredients. Keep reading to check out the recipe.
Here’s what you’ll need for The Patriot:
- 2 ounces of white rum
- 1 ounce of light coconut milk
- Orange bitters
- 1 ounce of simple syrup
- 1 ounce lemon juice
Begin by blending your strawberries to create a smooth strawberry purée. You’ll need about 2 ounces.
Next, combine the strawberry purée with the rum, lemon juice, simple syrup and bitters.
Add ice, and mix in a cocktail shaker until thoroughly combined and very cold. Pour over ice into a rocks glass.