Sex on the Beach is perfectly sweet and the epitome of summer. Perfect cocktail for any day, don't you think? This perfectly sweet fruit flavored cocktail will transport you to your favorite get away!
The Sex on the Beach cocktail makes me think of spring break in Florida. Sunshine, sandy beaches, sun tanning, being young and having fun. I never did make it over to Fort Lauderdale for spring break (where this cocktail was originally created in the late 80's) , but I did make great memories on Fort Myers, Sanibel and Boca Grande beaches, that's for sure!
Fort Myers beach makes me think of cruising the strip in my convertible with my bestie. Top down, jammin' out to Bon Jovi or Poison. The spring breakers would just pile in the car, chat it up and jump on out. That was certainly a whole different era.
Weekends were spent at the fabulous beaches behind the hotels. Kicked back relaxing in the sun or shade. The sound of the waves coming in... Boys playing frisbee on the beach and the cabana boys taking cocktail orders. It was like being on a tropical vacation away from reality. Just you, the sand, surf, friends and a cocktail!
This Sex on the Beach is a sweet fruit flavored cocktail that will transport you to your favorite get away! Where is your favorite beach?
Kick off your heels and pour one tonight!
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Sex on the Beach
1 1/2 ounces Absolut vodka
1 1/2 ounces peach Schnapps
2 ounces cranberry juice
2 ounces orange juice
Fill glass with ice. Pour vodka and schnapps over top of the ice. Fill glass half full of cranberry juice. Finish filling the glass with orange juice. Add a splash of grenadine. Garnish with lemon wedge and serve!
Originally published 8/1/13