Sea Breeze

Sea Breeze Recipe

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Vickie Parks


Very refreshing! I've seen several different variations of this cocktail, and they're all good but this one is my favorite. This drink has an interesting history. It was first created in the 1920s during the Prohibition era (I won't tell if you won't). With a big cranberry promotion in the 1950s, the recipe changed to include a bit of cranberry juice. It gained in popularity and was often in the list of the top 10 most popular drinks. But it didn't reach its height in popularity until the 1970s. For a Hawaiian Sea Breeze, just substitute the grapefruit juice with pineapple juice.


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5 Min
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  • 2 oz
  • 3 oz
    grapefruit juice
  • 1 oz
    cranberry juice
  • ·
    ice cubes
  • 1 medium
    lime wedge

How to Make Sea Breeze


  1. Fill a chilled highball glass with ice cubes.
  2. Add the vodka, grapefruit juice, and cranberry juice. Stir well.
  3. Garnish with the lime wedge, and serve.

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About Sea Breeze

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: American

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