The Cape Cod (or Cape Codder or Vodka Cranberry) is one of the most effortlessly mixed drinks you'll come across. Don't be fooled by its simplicity; vodka and cranberry are a timeless and timeless pairing that makes for a great-tasting drink. It's perfect for happy hour or anytime you're looking for a fruity and refreshing cocktail.
The Cape Cod is believed to take its name from the Massachusetts peninsula named so because of its production of cranberries. And cranberry juice is also a key ingredient in the cocktail. However, the drink has also taken on a simpler name “vodka cranberry”. No matter what you call this drink, it will remain popular for its simplicity. Simple never goes of style and remains popular!
Ingredients for Cape Cod Cocktail (Vodka Cranberry)
Vodka - use your favorite brand. In this cocktail you can use a less expensive vodka. The tartness of the cranberry juice balances the alcohol taste in less smooth vodka brands.
Cranberry Juice - we suggest a cranberry juice cocktail.
Lime Wheel or Wedge for garnish
How to Make this Recipe
Place ice into a cocktail glass.
Add vodka and cranberry juice.
Stir the drink to combine flavors.
Garnish with lime wheel or wedge. Enjoy Responsibly!
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