We've got barbecues, we've got fireworks and we've got parades galore. But what America is missing is an official Independence Day drink that's strong enough to show American pride and that can refresh the population during the July heat. b got in touch with some of Baltimore's most creative bartenders and asked for their take on a Fourth of July drink fit for the nation's 235th birthday. Here are not one but five cocktails as diverse as their ingredients and the country they stand for. Raise those glasses to America and a hot Baltimore 4th. COLLEEN DORSEY, B Find more 4th of July features here.
Colleen Dorsey, special to b