DOTW: Cape Codder

Posted by Anita on 11.17.06 6:39 AM

cape codder (c)2006 AECFancy seasonal cocktails with convoluted ingredient lists can be lovely if you’re entertaining at home, but when you’re limited to the contents of a friend’s or relative’s liquor cabinet, it’s better to be prepared for elegant compromise.

This cocktail classic’s easily made with supermarket ingredients — or even the contents of your hotel minibar, should it come to that. And what’s more perfect for Thanksgiving than cranberries?

The Cape Codder
1-1/2 oz. vodka
3 oz. cranberry juice, or to taste
lime, for garnish

Combine vodka and juice in an ice-filled highball or old-fashioned glass. Garnish with a lime wedge and/or a few reydrated cranberries, for a seasonal touch.

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5 Comments

Comment by Rocky

So, it’s a vodka cran right? :)

Posted on 11.17.06 at 5:38PM

Comment by Anita

Yep. But the real name is Cape Codder.

Posted on 11.17.06 at 5:44PM

Comment by Cameron

Sure. Like a Screwdriver is a vodka orange, a Greyhound is a vodka grapefruit, and an Abomination Before The Lord is a vodka Red Bull.

Posted on 11.17.06 at 7:34PM

Comment by Wendy

a billion years ago my drink was always a Cape Code with Roses… I was fancy! ;)

Posted on 11.18.06 at 4:38PM

Comment by Anita

Oh, girl, you still ARE fancy. :D

Posted on 11.18.06 at 5:38PM

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