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When it comes to hosting the perfect 4th of July bash, the last thing you want to do is be stuck in the kitchen mixing up cocktails while your friends are having a ball.

Stir up this boozy punch that provides enough to go around (and then some). It's a perfectly sweet and tart sip that will please the palate of anyone on your guest list.

Four Roses Bourbon and Orange Cocktail Punch

Serves 8

Ingredients

12 oz Four Roses Bourbon

3 cups Fresh Orange Juice

1 tablespoon Bitters

2 tablespoons Sugar (superfine)

3 cups Perrier Sparkling Natural Mineral Water

Zest of 1 Orange (peeled into thinly sliced strips)

Directions

In a large pitcher, mash the orange zest, bitters and sugar using a wooden spoon

Add the orange juice, club soda and bourbon

Stir to combine

Serve over ice