How to Make a Cape Cod Cocktail

The Cape Cod cocktail, which is also known as the Cape Codder, is one of those cocktails that are made with spirits and fruit juices. The cocktail got its name from the Cape Cod, Massachusetts in United States. The drink was invented in 1945 by the Ocean Spray cranberry growers and at that time it was known as the Red Devil cocktail. Later in 1960, the name was changed to the Cape Cod. The drink is simple and easy to make by making use of cranberry juice and vodka and can be garnished with the help of lime or an orange wedge. There are several variations of this drink such as Sea Breeze, Sex on the Beach, Rose Kennedy cocktail and the Bay Breeze. If you want to learn how to make the Cape Cod cocktail, then simply follow the steps given below and make the cocktail yourself.

Utensils that you will need: A champagne flute, a stirrer
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Serving size of this recipe: One serving

Ingredients required for the Cape Cod Cocktail recipe;

– 3 ounces of cranberry juice
– 2 ounces of vodka
– Ice cubes as required
– Lime wedge for garnishing purpose


  • 1

    Take a highball glass and add ice cubes in it.

  • 2

    Now take 3 ounces of cranberry juice and 2 ounces of vodka and pour them in the glass.

  • 3

    Take a stirrer and mix the ingredients thoroughly.

  • 4

    Take a lime wedge and squeeze it inside the drink, then drop the squeezed lime wedge into the glass.

  • 5

    Your Cape Cod cocktail is ready.

  • 6

    Curl up your legs, sit back on the couch and enjoy sipping on the drink!

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