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Cape Codder Cocktail Recipe

Apr 04, 2018 | Post By Brodey Sheppard
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Because of the bold color of the cocktail, the Cape Codder was originally named “The Red Devil”. In fact, its origin actually comes from The Ocean Spray Cranberry Company, a world-famous agricultural cooperative in Massachusetts which employs over two thousand people and generates billions of dollars.

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It was invented in 1945, and Cape Cod, which is in Massachusetts, was known for having a monopoly on cranberry trade during that time. Cape Cod is now known as an upscale tourist destination, especially during the summer. The Cape Codder is an extremely easy drink to make, which makes it a favorite for time-sensitive situations.

Ingredients:

  • 3 ounces of cranberry juice
  • 2 ounces of vodka

Preparation:

  1. Pour the cranberry and juice over ice into a highball glass.
  2. Stir for a little while.

Equipment:

  • Highball glass
  • Bar spoon

One of the great things about cranberry juice-based cocktails is that if you need to make many of them, it can often be easier on the wallet than most. This is specifically because cranberry juice is so strong, that you don’t need to have the top-shelf vodka involved, as even if you did, the taste of the vodka would be neutralized by how strong it is. The Cape Codder is often garnished with a lime juice, and often a lime is squeezed into the cocktail for an added flavor. For those who aren’t the biggest fans of lime juice, splashes of soda are common as ways to top it off. To this day, they are especially popular – unsurprisingly – in Cape Cod – where the local restaurants and bars take advantage of the tourists trying to drink the local favorites. New England in general has an affinity for the drink, because of the abundance of cranberries in the area. However, it should be noted that the drink is not exactly a cocktail’s cocktail, as in much of the flavor is simply cranberry juice. Therefore, it’s a perfect option for those who don’t want to taste alcohol as much. Whether you live in Cape Cod, are traveling in Cape Cod, or simply enjoy cranberries – enjoy a Cape Codder today!

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Brodey is an enthusiastic marketing and advertising strategest out of the Sunshine Coast, Australia. Brodey has always been passionate about liquor and alcohol in general. You will find Brodey on the weekends either out on the football pitch kicking goals or down the lake with a glass of wine.

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