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Sex in the Driveway

sex in the driveway drink

I love creating unique drinks as a bartender, and the Sex in the Driveway cocktail is no exception. This drink is a hit because of its striking blue color and the perfect mix of sweet and zesty flavors. Made with vodka, peach schnapps, blue curaçao, and a splash of soda, it’s a refreshing choice that stands out. Trust me, it’s not just another cocktail; it’s a conversation starter that keeps everyone coming back for more.

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Tasting Notes

The Sex in the Driveway offers a symphony of flavors. Its sweet and fruity profile, thanks to the peach schnapps and blue curaçao, is balanced with the crisp bite of vodka and the sparkle of soda. The result? A refreshing and invigorating drink that dances on the palate, perfect for those warm nights or as a conversation starter at any gathering.

Equipment and Glassware

To craft this eye-catching cocktail, you’ll need a few basic bar tools:

  • A shaker
  • A strainer
  • A measuring jigger

For serving, opt for a highball glass to showcase its stunning blue color and allow plenty of room for ice and soda, enhancing the drink’s visual appeal and refreshment factor.

Ingredients

  • 1 oz vodka
  • 1 oz peach schnapps
  • 1 oz blue curaçao
  • 2 oz Sprite or any clear soda

Instructions

  1. Fill the shaker with ice cubes.
  2. Add the vodka, peach schnapps, and blue curaçao.
  3. Shake well until the outside of the shaker feels cold.
  4. Strain into a highball glass filled with ice.
  5. Top with Sprite or clear soda.
  6. Stir gently and serve immediately for the best taste.
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Pro Tips

  • For an extra chill without dilution, freeze your glass ahead of time.
  • Adjust the soda amount to taste, depending on how strong or light you prefer your cocktail.
  • A slice of orange or lemon can add a zesty garnish and a pop of color.

When to Serve

The Sex in the Driveway is versatile, making it perfect for summer pool parties, evening gatherings, or as a vibrant start to a night out. Its captivating look and refreshing taste make it a hit for any occasion.

Which Liquor Brands to Choose

While any brand can work, for the best experience, consider mid to high-range options. For vodka, Smirnoff or Absolut offer a clean taste. For peach schnapps, DeKuyper or Archers provide a sweet, fruity base. Lastly, for blue curaçao, Bols or Senior Co. bring that vibrant blue color and subtle citrus flavor.

Similar Cocktails

If you enjoy the Sex in the Driveway, explore these similar cocktails for more fruity and fun options:

  • Blue Lagoon: A refreshing mix of vodka, blue curaçao, and lemonade.
  • Electric Iced Tea: Like a Long Island Iced Tea with blue curacao.
  • Tequila Sunrise: A gradient of orange juice, tequila, and grenadine.
  • Cosmopolitan: A sophisticated mix of vodka, triple sec, cranberry juice, and lime.
  • Mojito: A refreshing combination of rum, mint, lime, sugar, and soda.

History

The Sex in the Driveway is a modern twist on the classic Sex on the Beach, replacing cranberry juice with blue curaçao for a distinctive blue color and a slightly different flavor profile. Its origins are a bit of a mystery, but it’s become a favorite for its visual appeal and delightful taste.

sex in the driveway drink

Sex in the Driveway

Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
5 from 2 votes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Blue Curacao, blue drink, Peach schnapps, Sex in the Driveway, Vodka
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Sip on the vibrant Sex in the Driveway cocktail: a refreshing blend of vodka, peach schnapps, blue curaçao, and soda for a memorable taste adventure.

Ingredients

  • 1 oz. peach schnapps
  • 1 oz. blue curaçao
  • 2 oz. vodka or rum
  • Sprite to taste
  • Lemon wedge and a cherry for garnish

Instructions

  • Fill a highball glass with ice.
  • Add the peach schnapps, blue curaçao, and vodka to the glass.
  • Stir the ingredients together until they are well combined.
  • Top the glass off with Sprite.
  • Garnish the drink with a lemon wedge and a maraschino cherry.
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Sex in the Driveway
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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