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Sex on the Beach

The Sex On The Beach Cocktail. There are a couple of different opinions on who created the Sex On The Beach Cocktail. First, a spirits company named National Distribution wanted to boost sales of its new liqueur, peach schnapps. So they launched a contest to award $1,000 to the bar that sold the most peach schnapps and a further $100 to the bartender who made the most sales. So Ted Pizio of Confetti’s Bar in Florida took up the challenge and gave us the cocktail we know today. However, according to some cocktail historians, the recipe for a Sex On The Beach cocktail shows up in the 1982 edition of “American Bartenders School Guide to Drinks.” But I believe it combines a Fuzzy Navel (orange juice and peach schnapps) with a Cape Codder (vodka and cranberry juice).

Sex on the Beach Cocktail

Sex on the Beach

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Yellow Layer

Red Layer

* Each of these Spirits or Liqueurs used can be substituted for your favourite brand.


  • Add the first three ingredients to the shaker glass.
  • Shake with ice for 10-15 seconds.
  • Add the last three ingredients to a separate shaker glass.
  • Shake with ice for 10-15 seconds.
  • Add ice to a hurricane glass.
  • Pour in the first set of ingredients.
  • Pour in the second set of ingredients slowly so it layers.
  • Garnish with an orange slice and cherry.
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Serving: 6oz | Calories: 229kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 0.5g | Fat: 0.2g | Saturated Fat: 0.03g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 131mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 77IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.3mg


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