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Sex on the Beach Cocktail

A fruity summer drink, this Sex on the Beach cocktail is quick to mix together and perfect for all those summer gatherings!

A FUN SUMMER DRINK RECIPE

When it comes to cocktails I am really a fruity drink person. I will drink a variety but when the summer months roll around, I just want to sit on my porch and drink a nice fruity drink. This Sex on the Beach is exactly that. With various alcohols and fruit juices, it makes a fun and easy cocktail that everyone will enjoy. Mix this up for a warm summers night or make a batch to serve to guests at a cookout. There is no wrong time to serve this amazing drink! If you are into fruity drinks like me, then you have to make this Sex on the Beach cocktail.

Two glasses of Sex on the Beach with cherry and orange garnishes.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

What is in the Sex on the Beach drink?

There are four main ingredients: vodka, peach schnapps, orange juice
and cranberry juice.

How do you make a Sex on the beach shot?

Equal parts vodka, schnapps, cranberry juice and orange juice (about 1/2 tablespoon each.)

What is Peach Schnapps?

Peach Schnapps is a distilled peaches that is mixed with a neutral grain liquor. All Schnapps are made this way with the distilled fruit being the main flavoring ingredient.

What vodka is best to use for this?

There are various different vodkas that you can use for this cocktail depending on your budget. With this particular one I went with Grey Goose. Some others that you can use include: Skyy, Svedka, Titos, Belvedere, Absolut, Kettle One, Pinnacle, etc. You can also use flavored ones. I think pineapple vodka would be delicious in this!

How do you make a pitcher of Sex on the Beach?

Very simply. You are going to pour equal parts of vodka, peach schnapps, cranberry juice and orange juice in a pitcher or punch bowl.

Can I use pineapple juice instead of orange juice?

Absolutely. This recipe has a tropical inspired taste so it works wonderfully with pineapple.

How do I store leftovers?

These are best when they are first made, but if you are making a pitcher you can store them in the refrigerator for a few hours.

Pinterest image of Sex on the Beat on wicker tray with fruit in the background.

INGREDIENTS NEEDED: (FULL RECIPE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE POST)

  • ice
  • vodka
  • peach schnapps
  • orange juice
  • cranberry juice
  • orange, garnish
  • maraschino cherries, garnish
Ingredients needed: ice, vodka, peach schnapps. orange juice, cranberry juice, orange and maraschino cherries.

HOW TO MAKE A SEX ON THE BEACH:

Fill a cocktail mixing glass halfway with ice. Pour in the vodka, peach schnapps, orange juice, and cranberry juice. Gently stir.

Cocktail ingredients added to drink mixer being stirred together.

Fill a glass with ice and pour the cocktail over the ice.

Mixed cocktail being poured into glass.

Garnish with fresh oranges and maraschino cherries. 

Hand holding up one glass of Sex on the Beach.

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Sex on the Beach Cocktail

A fruity summer drink, this Sex on the Beach cocktail is quick to mix together and perfect for all those summer gatherings!
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ ounces vodka
  • 1 ounce peach schnapps
  • 1 ½ ounces orange juice
  • 1 ½ ounces cranberry juice
  • ice
  • orange and maraschino cherries, as garnishes

Instructions

  • Fill a cocktail mixing glass halfway with ice. Pour in the vodka, peach schnapps, orange juice, and cranberry juice. Gently stir.
  • Fill a glass with ice and pour the cocktail over the ice. Garnish with fresh oranges and maraschino cherries.

Notes

  • You can use fresh squeezed orange juice if you want.
  • Use pulp free orange juice so there is no pulp floating at the top.
  • This can be made into a pitcher drink to serve more people.
  • Pineapple juice can be substituted for the orange juice.
Course: Beverages
Cuisine: American

Nutrition

Calories: 210kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 0.5g | Fat: 0.1g | Sodium: 2mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 15g

Nutritional Disclaimer

“The Country Cook” is not a dietician or nutritionist, and any nutritional information shared is an estimate. If calorie count and other nutritional values are important to you, we recommend running the ingredients through whichever online nutritional calculator you prefer. Calories and other nutritional values can vary quite a bit depending on which brands were used.

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