Caribbean Sex on the Beach
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Caribbean Sex on the Beach
Cocktail recipe

Rating

4.8 / 5
The Caribbean Sex on the Beach is a tropical variation of the classic Sex on the Beach cocktail, emphasizing the flavors of the islands. This refreshing drink combines the sweet, ... more The Caribbean Sex on the Beach is a tropical variation of the classic Sex on the Beach cocktail, emphasizing the flavors of the islands. This refreshing drink combines the sweet, nutty taste of coconut rum with the robustness of vodka and spiced rum. These potent spirits are balanced with the bright, citrusy sweetness of orange juice and the tartness of cranberry juice, creating a harmonious blend of flavors reminiscent of a beachside getaway. The final touch of grenadine adds a hint of exotic pomegranate sweetness and a beautiful gradient sunset color, making it not only delicious but also visually appealing. Often served in a highball glass, this cocktail captures the essence of Caribbean beaches, with each sip evoking the feeling of sandy shores and swaying palm trees.
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Coconut rum
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16.47% | 3.36 units *

Cocktail Colin says:

5/5

Caribbean Sex on the Beach offers a sultry escape with its mix of coconut and spiced rums underscored by tossed notes of vodka. The delicate balance of orange with cranberry juice mirrors the serenity and vibrancy of Caribbean sunsets, making it an irresistibly festive libation.

Method
How to make a Caribbean Sex on the Beach

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour all ingredients except for grenadine into a shaker with ice
Shake well then strain into chilled cocktail glass
Top with a splash of grenadine and serve

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do you properly combine the ingredients for a Caribbean Sex on the Beach?

To prepare a Caribbean Sex on the Beach, start by adding the coconut rum, vodka, and spiced rum into a shaker filled with ice. Shake well until the mixture is cold. Then, pour over ice in a highball glass. Slowly add the orange juice and cranberry juice to maintain a layer effect. Finally, top with a dash of grenadine for color without stirring, to achieve the signature layered look.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal garnish for a Caribbean Sex on the Beach?

A traditional garnish for a Caribbean Sex on the Beach cocktail includes a slice of orange or a lime wheel, and a maraschino cherry. Adding a small umbrella or a tropical themed stirrer can enhance the Caribbean vibe of the drink.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are most fitting for serving Caribbean Sex on the Beach?

The Caribbean Sex on the Beach is a vibrant and tropical drink that makes it perfect for summer parties, beach gatherings, poolside events, or any occasion where a fun, laid-back atmosphere is desired. It's also a favorite for celebrating vacations and escapades in tropical destinations.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of the Caribbean Sex on the Beach?

Yes, a non-alcoholic version, often called a 'Virgin Caribbean Sex on the Beach,' can be made by substituting the alcoholic components with coconut water, a splash of non-alcoholic vanilla or rum extract, and using additional fruit juices in place of the vodka and rums. Maintain the same ratio of orange and cranberry juice, and don't forget the dash of grenadine for the signature look.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can you substitute any ingredients in the Caribbean Sex on the Beach without significantly altering the taste?

To preserve the unique taste of the Caribbean Sex on the Beach while making substitutions, you could replace coconut rum with coconut syrup or coconut water for a less alcoholic version. Pineapple juice can be used in place of orange juice for a more tropical flavor. If spiced rum is not available, a dark rum with a dash of vanilla or cinnamon could serve as a substitute without greatly changing the profile of the drink.

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