Bright and breezy: the Sea Breeze


Fresh and zingy with a kick of cranberry, it’s no wonder that the Sea Breeze has a place on the IBA Official Cocktail list.

One of the breeze family of cocktails, a Sea Breeze teams vodka with grapefruit and cranberry juice for extra bite. It’s as refreshing as the name suggests and an essential part of your cocktail repertoire. Popular variants include the sweeter Bay Breeze, which swaps the grapefruit for pineapple, and the Salty Dog which calls for a salt-rimmed glass. Here’s how you can make a Sea Breeze that’ll blow your hair back!

Main alcohol : vodka

Ingredients

Ice
1 1/3 oz Vodka
4 oz Cranberry Juice
1 oz Grapefruit Juice
Lime Wedge

Preparation

Combine 1 1/3 oz vodka, 4 oz cranberry juice and 1 oz grapefruit juice in a cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake vigorously. Serve in a highball glass and garnish with a freshly cut wedge of lime. You can mix the drink in a highball glass instead of using a shaker, but it won’t have the slightly frothy surface of a shaken Sea Breeze.

Drinkware : Highball Glass

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