Sea Breeze, Pre-Cosmo cocktail

Before the Cosmopolitan there was Sea Breeze, the first widely consumed cocktail bringing vodka and cranberry into the same glass. We’ve tweaked it by using a not-from-concentrate 100% cranberry juice. For those used to cranberry “juice cocktail” mixers, using 100% cranberry juice results in an enjoyably sharper flavor, a deeper color, and a lower-fat, “skinny” drink.

Sea Breeze sea breeze pour crop
2 ounces vodka
2 ounces grapefruit juice
3 ounces cranberry juice

Pour all the ingredients into an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Shake well and pour over ice cubes into a chilled highball. Garnish with lime wedge.

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