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Are you looking for a cool, refreshing, tropical cocktail? Considered an IBA official cocktail, this Seabreeze Cocktail is the perfect drink for a hot summer day.
The drink follows a classic cocktail principle in which you mix strong alcohol with a weak fruit juice combining sweet and sour.
History of the Seabreeze Cocktail
Although the Seabreeze cocktail is a common drink, it comes with a rich history and has changed quite a bit throughout the years.
The cocktail originated in the late 1920s, however, the recipe wasn’t quite what it is today. Instead of using vodka, the recipe used gin and grenadine. In the 1930s, it changed again to use gin, apricot brandy, grenadine, and lemon juice. It wasn’t until the 70s that the Seabreeze reached its popularity and began incorporating Vodka with sweet and sour juices.
However, like all cocktails, there are many different ways to make them depending on what type of drink you are looking for.
Seabreeze Cocktail Recipe
Below, you will find an easy Seabreeze cocktail recipe that with a sweet and sour kick your tastebuds will love.
This tropical cocktail only requires three basic ingredients. You can find these at any regular grocery store, or you can find them at the liquor store. Here’s what you need:
- ½ cup vodka
- ¾ cup cranberry juice
- ¾ cup grapefruit juice blend
Seabreeze Cocktail Directions
This Seabreeze cocktail is super easy to make. Just follow the simple steps below and you will be sipping your tropical drink in less than 5-minutes!
Step 1: Fill two cocktail glasses with ice.
Step 2: Pour Vodka, Cranberry Juice, and grapefruit juice into a cocktail shaker. Shake well!
Step 3: Split Your mixture between the two glasses filled with ice.
Step 4: This is an optional step! Garnish with cranberries or grapefruit if desired.
Step 5: Enjoy your drink!
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