NUE Vodka—a premium-quality, award-winning spirit—is celebrating the Fourth of July all weekend long with help from bartender partners across the United States.

These refreshing, summertime-inspired NUE cocktails can be found in California, Illinois, Florida and NUE’s home state of Texas. Cheers, America! More recipes, including our easy NUE Summer Memories pitcher recipes to make at home, are available at NUEVodka.com.

NUE Sip of Liberty cocktail with leaf garnish

NUE Sip of Liberty

NUE Sip of Liberty

Created by Ronald Randall at David Benstock’s Il Ritorno in St. Petersburg, FL. Il Ritorno translates to “The Return” and celebrates David’s homecoming to the FL area.

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz. NUE Vodka
  • 2 oz. Whey From Cow’s Milk Cheese
  • .5 oz. Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice
  • 3 Macerated Strawberries
  • 3 Basil Leaves

Preparation: Muddle macerated strawberries, two basil leaves and whey in a shaker. Add ice, NUE vodka and lime juice. Shake well. Strain into a Martini glass. Garnish with a basil leaf.


NUE Agua Fresca, cocktail with lemon wheel

NUE Agua Fresca

NUE Agua Fresca

Order from James O’Neal at Fixture Kitchen and Social Lounge in Ft. Worth, TX

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz. NUE Vodka
  • 1.5 oz. Pureed Mamey Sapote
  • .5 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Club Soda (to Top)
  • Lemon Wheel (to Garnish)

Preparation: Stir NUE Vodka, fruit puree and lemon juice over ice in a rocks glass. Top with soda and garnish with a lemon wheel.


Crazy Beautiful martini cocktail

Crazy Beautiful

Crazy Beautiful

Order at Doc B’s Fresh Kitchen in Illinois, Texas and Florida

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. NUE Vodka
  • 1 oz. Elderflower Liqueur
  • 1 oz Spiced Pear Liqueur
  • 1 oz Prosecco
  • Pinch of Dried Hibiscus

Preparation: Combine vodka, elderflower liqueur and spiced pear liqueur in a shaker with ice. Shake until chilled. Strain into a chilled Martini glass. Top with prosecco and garnish with fresh hibiscus.


Texas Summertime Sweetheart, cocktail with strawberry garnish

Texas Summertime Sweetheart

Texas Summertime Sweetheart

Order from David Ray at Idle Hour in Los Angeles, CA

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. NUE Vodka
  • 1 oz. Housemade Strawberry Orgeat
  • .5 oz. Clement Coconut Liqueur
  • Strawberry (to Garnish)
  • Lime Wheel (to Garnish)

Preparation: Add all liquid ingredients to a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with a strawberry and lime wheel.