Sipping the Season

Full of Flavor Cranberry Cocktail…

This cranberry cocktail has a lovely balance of tartness from the cranberry juice, sweetness from the orange liqueur, and a hint of spice from the ginger ale, making it a perfect festive drink for the holiday season.


  • 2 oz. vodka
  • 1 oz. cranberry juice
  • 1/2 oz. orange liqueur
  • 1/2 oz. freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 oz. ginger ale or ginger beer
  • Ice cubes
  • Fresh cranberries for garnish
  • Sugar, for rim

Step 1: Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.

Step 2: Pour in the vodka, cranberry juice, orange liqueur and lime juice.

Step 3: Shake well until the mixture is chilled.

Step 4: Dip the rim of the glass in a shallow dish of water and then dip it in granulated sugar.

Step 5: Strain the mixture into a chilled glass.

Step 6: Top off the cocktail with ginger ale or ginger beer.

Step 7: Garnish with a few fresh cranberries.

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