A Lighter Sea Breeze Cocktail

A lighter version of a Sea Breeze Cocktail that’s delightfully fresh & bubbly. Cranberry juice, vodka and, our surprise ingredient, sparkling grapefruit water.

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It’s finally football season again. Yay! I’m one of those women that just love watching football, college or pro. And what goes better with football than appetizers, like Mexican Cheese Dip and Asian Chicken Wings, and a cocktail.

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This cocktail is full of refreshing flavors like cranberry and grapefruit juice and goes great with appetizers, dinners and barbecues. I’m thinkin’ Labor Day here.  Actually, it’s great by itself too. ?

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When my husband and I travel down to the Florida Keys, which is just a short hop, skip and a jump away, it’s always our choice of drink while overlooking the beautiful Gulf of Mexico or the Atlantic Ocean. It’s cooling and light and the color reminds me of our beautiful hibiscus flowers. I could even say that whenever I have one at home I feel transported to the islands.

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Easy to Make Sea Breeze Cocktail

It’s so easy to make too and with the slight change I made it’s even lighter than the norm. What did I do? I exchanged the grapefruit juice for bai bubbles in a grapefruit flavor. This antioxidant infusion has no sugar and is flavored with actual grapefruit concentrate. That gives this cocktail a little fizz that just puts it over the top. And, by the way, I’m not being paid to promote bai, I just love it!

Sea Breeze Cocktail ingredients | 2 Cookin Mamas

My husband even said it was better than the ones he usually gets at the tiki bar. Now that’s saying something!

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Happy Labor Day! Enjoy!

A LIGHTER SEA BREEZE COCKTAIL
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 
A lighter version of a Sea Breeze Cocktail that’s delightfully fresh & bubbly. Cranberry juice, vodka and, our surprise ingredient, sparkling grapefruit water.
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keywords: cocktail, cranberry juice, fall recipe, sparkling water, summer cocktail, vodka
Servings: 1 cocktail
Author: Linda Warren
Ingredients
  • 2 jiggers cranberry juice
  • 1 jigger vodka
  • Bai bubbles sparkling grapefruit
  • Garnish: lime slice
Directions
  1. Fill a tall glass with ice.
  2. Pour in cranberry juice and vodka.
  3. Add bai bubbles to rim.
  4. Garnish with a lime slice.

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A lighter version of a Sea Breeze Cocktail that’s delightfully fresh & bubbly. Cranberry juice, vodka & sparkling grapefruit water. #cocktail #recipe #vodka #cranberryjuice #sparklingwater #summercocktail #drink

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6 Comments

  • Reply
    Sanna
    09/04/2017 at 6:34 am I love how refreshing it looks! This is the kind of drink I want in my hand after a long, tiring day!
    • Reply
      Linda Warren
      09/04/2017 at 11:19 am Definitely a great cocktail for kicking back and relaxing!
  • Reply
    Marie @ Yay! For Food
    09/06/2017 at 11:34 am I'm picturing myself sitting in an Adirondack chair looking into the ocean with this cocktail in my hand! This looks so refreshing and perfect to wind down the day with.
  • Reply
    Big Flavors from a Tiny Kitchen
    09/10/2017 at 8:44 pm This looks SO refreshing! Grapefruit is always a nice addition to cocktail hour :)
    • Reply
      Linda Warren
      09/13/2017 at 3:45 pm If you love grapefruit, I am sure you will love sipping on this!

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