Sex On The Beach
- Ice Cubes
- ¾ Part 20 ml ¾ oz Absolut Vodka
- 3⅓ Parts 100 ml 3⅓ oz Light Orange Juice
- 3⅓ Parts 100 ml 3⅓ oz Cranberry Juice
- ¾ Part 20 ml ¾ oz Peach Schnapps
- 1 Wheel 1 Wheel 1 Wheel Lime
- 1 Whole 1 Whole 1 Whole Cherry
How to make a Sex On The Beach
Fill a highball glass with ice cubes. Add all ingredients. Garnish with lime and a cherry.
Story about Sex On The Beach
The origin story of the sex on the beach remains hazy, but we can trace its roots back to Florida as far back as 1985. However, it was during the late 1990s when it gained massive attention – mainly among younger audiences looking for a smooth and sweet drink!
What is a Sex On the Beach?
Sex On The Beach is a classic vodka cocktail that looks like a sunset and tastes like fruity holiday heaven! In this recipe we'll show you how to make the classic instagram-friendly layered version as well as our own favorite, the shaken Sex On The Beach!
What does a Sex On The Beach taste like?
If you've ever asked a bartender for something sweet, fruity or exotic, this is probably what you were hoping for. And we can't blame you, this cocktail is deeeeelicious!
When should you drink a Sex On The Beach?
According to legend, Sex On The Beach is perfect for when you're trying to get over an ex! All those sweet, fruity and refreshing flavors are essential for a fresh new start! Okay maaaybe we made up but it usually works for us!
Needless to say, Sex On The Beach is a perfect cocktail for a hot summer's day! Sex On The Beaches on the beach anyone?
What's in a Sex On The Beach?
This Sex On The Beach contains cranberry juice, peach liqueur (or peach schnapps) and orange juice. We always recommend that you stay away from the store-bought stuff and squeeze your own oranges. Freshly squeezed juice will make your drink taste a whole lot better.
And don't forget the cherry on top! The cherry is usually overlooked as “just a prop”, but it actually does a lot to elevate the drinking experience! Some bartenders will go for an orange slice as well, but we think that the cherry is where the magic happens.
Make a pitcher, it'll last longer
Sex On The Beach is a perfect cocktail to mix up in a big jug when you've got friends coming over. To get the ratios right, make sure to switch over to Parts in the recipe below.
If you prefer something sweeter, substitute the OJ for pineapple juice! Or, if you're feeling extra adventurous, try replacing the Absolut Vodka for one of our flavored products instead!
Don't worry if you don't get the layering right on the first try! It's easy to fix by just shaking the cocktail shaker instead. In fact, we actually prefer a shaken Sex On The Beach over a layered one as the shaking gives the drink a better taste and fluffier texture! Here's how Rico Makes it!
How do you make a homemade Sex On The Beach?
To make a classic Sex On The Beach, you're gonna want to build the drink directly into the glass by layering the ingredients on top of each other. The secret to getting that iconic sunset effect right lies in breaking the fall of each ingredient as they hit the glass. This is easily done by using lots of ice, and by pouring over a spoon turned upside down.
The Shaken Sex On The Beach
Don't worry if you don't get the layering right on the first try! It's easy to fix by just shaking the cocktail shaker instead. In fact, we actually prefer a shaken Sex On The Beach over a layered one as the shaking gives the drink a better taste and fluffier texture!
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