Sparkling Red, White, and Blue Cocktail

What’s better than an icy cold cocktail on a hot summer day? Basically nothing.

With the Fourth of July right around the corner, I wanted to whip up a patriotic cocktail to celebrate!

In this post, I’m sharing my recipe for a delicious Sparkling Red, White, and Blue Cocktail.

Red, white, and blue cocktail next to a bottle of prosecco on a wood table.

Creating the Summer Cocktail: Recipe Below

I picked up a sparkling rosé to use as a base. Then turned to some fresh. in-season fruit to build my cocktail with.

Strawberry season is short and deliciously sweet, so that was a natural place to start. I grabbed local strawberries from a farm down the road (#countrylife) and started chopping.

To get the “blue” in the red, white, and blue drink I decided to use blueberries rather than anything artificially colored or flavored.

Dare I say this is a healthy cocktail? OK, that might be a stretch, but better than most.

Cut strawberries on a cutting board with blueberries and a cocktail to the left.

To really amp up the berry flavor, I doused them in some simple syrup and let them sit for a bit. Next, I rummaged around in my fridge to find a little something to add more life to the cocktail. Sparkling Italian lemonade!

A generous scoop of the sugared berries and a glug of the lemonade went into the glass. I topped that with the sparkling rosé and… meh. Just ok. It was missing something. Dimension I guess?

I started to worry I shouldn’t have messed with something perfect to start with.

Too late to turn back, I grabbed a random can of coconut seltzer, added a splash of that, and crushed in a sprig of mint. The verdict? DELISH. Slightly sweet, slightly tart, slightly tropical, and super refreshing.

Summer Dinner Menu

All in all, this sparkling cocktail is a winner, whether you have it at your Fourth of July cookout or on a random summer night. I broke down the recipe here for you to try for yourself. Cheers!

Red, white, and blue cocktail next to a bottle of prosecco on a wood table.

Sparkling Red, White, and Blue Cocktail

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes


  • 1 scant cup of strawberries
  • 2 tbsp blueberries
  • 1 tbsp simple syrup
  • 1 can of sparkling lemonade
  • 1 can of coconut flavored seltzer
  • 1 750 ml bottle of sparkling rosé
  • Fresh mint, optional


By the glass

  1. Coarsely chop the strawberries and place in a bowl with the blueberries
  2. Add 1 tablespoon of simple syrup and let sit for 5 minutes.
  3. Divide the lemonade and seltzer evenly among 4 glasses.
  4. Divide the berries evenly between the glasses.
  5. Add ice.
  6. Top with sparkling rosé.
  7. Taste and add more simple syrup as desired.
  8. Top with a lightly crushed sprig of mint, and enjoy!

By the pitcher

  1. Dump all the ingredients in the pitcher and move on with your life 🙂

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