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Clink: Four for the 4th

(Clockwise from top left) Three-O Sparkler, Samba Juice, The Patriot, and Star Spangled Mojito.
(Clockwise from top left) Three-O Sparkler, Samba Juice, The Patriot, and Star Spangled Mojito.

Independence Day means holiday fun with fireworks and gatherings over sizzling barbeque grills for many in South Florida. Why not add these four Miami.com-approved cocktails to the festive mix at your own 4th of July party?

Three-O Sparkler

Chilled champagne flute

Add 1 ounce of Three-O Pomegranate Vodka

Add a splash of POM Wonderful Pomegranate Juice

Top off with 2 ounces of sparkling wine or champagne

SushiSamba Dromo’s Samba Juice

Prepare a cocktail shaker filled with ice

Add 1ounce Bacardi Razz

Add ½ an ounce of Bacardi Grand Melon                                                              

Add 1ounce of acaí berry purée                                                   

Add ½ an ounce of passion fruit purée

Add ½  an ounce of crème de banana                                                    

Add 1 ounce of guava juice                                             

Shake vigorously

Serve into a wine glass

Garnish with a star fruit

F.Y.I.

The Samba Juice is $11 at SushiSamba Dromo, 600 Lincoln Rd., South Beach; 305-673-5337.

Grey Goose Patriot

Prepare a chilled martini glass

Prepare a cocktail shaker filled with ice

Add 1 ounce of Grey Goose Vodka

Add 1½ ounces of orange juice

Add ½ an ounce of cream

Add ½ an ounce of Chambord

Add ½ an ounce of Galliano

Garnish with a fresh raspberry skewer

F.Y.I.

The Grey Goose Patriot is around $12 at Lime Lounge, Trump International Beach Resort, 18001 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach; 305-692-5600.

RA Sushi’s Star Spangled Mojito

Prepare a muddling tin

Prepare a bomber glass

Squeeze 2 limes and drop 4 mint leaves

Muddle

Add 1.5 ounces of Bacardi white rum

Add 1 ounce of blueberry purée

Pour into bomber glass

Fill with ice

Add a splash of soda water

Add a splash of lemon-lime soda

Garnish with blueberries and a sprig on mint

F.Y.I.

The Star Spangled Mojito is $8 at RA Sushi, 5829 SW 73rd St., South Miami; 305-341-0092.

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