Blue Lifestyle

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Refreshing Libations for 4th of July

Nothing quite screams independence like an ice cold adult beverage. If you’re going to go with beer, remember to lay plenty in the fridge tonight. I’ll be making my favorite white sangria for this year’s festivities. Select a bottle of your favorite dry white – a Sauvignon Blanc or a Pinot Grigio - or add some extra zing by using a crisp, sparkling wine such as Prosecco or Cava. Set aside 1 cup lemon-lime soda, ½ cup raspberry vodka, ¼cup brandy, raspberries, blueberries and chopped strawberries. Combine the wine, soda, vodka and brandy, and pour the mixture into a pitcher. Muddle a small handful of raspberries and chopped strawberries at the bottom of each glass. Fill each glass with ice, and top with sangria and blueberries. Cheers to red, white and blue!

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