The only way this cocktail could get any more beachy would be to serve it up inside a giant coconut or pineapple.

This recipe is from Smokey Bones BBQ restaurant in Orlando, Florida, and was originally published in the Orlando Sentinel.


  • 2 ounces cherry vodka, such as Three Olives
  • 3/4 ounces grenadine
  • 2 ounces sweet and sour mix
  • 2 ounces lemon-lime soda, such as Sprite


Step 1: In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine 2 ounces cherry vodka, 3/4 ounce grenadine and 2 ounces sweet and sour mix.

Step 2: Shake vigorously. Pour into a fun glass and top with 2 ounces of lemon-lime soda.