Sea Breeze

A Sea Breeze is a cocktail containing vodka with cranberry juice and grapefruit juice.[1] The cocktail is usually consumed during summer months. The drink may be shaken in order to create a foamy surface.[1] It is considered an IBA Official Cocktail.[1]

The drink follows the classic cocktail principle of balancing strong (alcohol) with weak (fruit juice) and sweet and sour.[1][2]

A Bay Breeze, or a Hawaiian Sea Breeze, is similar to a Sea Breeze except for the substitution of pineapple juice for grapefruit juice.[2][3] It is also closely related to the Cape Codder (which lacks the grapefruit juice) and the Salty Dog (which lacks the cranberry juice and is made with a salted rim).[4]

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Ingredients

  1. VODKA

    40 ml | 1 1/3 oz | 4 parts | 8/9 jiggers

  2. CRANBERRY JUICE

    120 ml | 4 oz | 12 parts | 2 2/3 jiggers

  3. GRAPEFRUIT JUICE

    30 ml | 1 oz | 3 parts | 2/3 jiggers

Garnish

  1. Lime Slice


Directions

Build all ingredients in a highball glass filled with ice. Garnish with lime wedge.

Alcohol: Vodka

Mix: Cranberry Juice, Grapefruit Juice

Garnish: Lime Slice

Drinkware: Highball Glass

Served: On the rocks; poured over ice