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Summer Sunset Cocktail

During summer evenings, everyone enjoys a cool, refreshing drink, and the Summer Sunset cocktail is a perfect choice. This blend of raspberry vodka and peach schnapps with a splash of citrus from orange and cranberry juices offers a smooth, fruity flavor. It’s topped off with a fizz of lemon-lime soda, making it not only thirst-quenching but also visually appealing, resembling the beautiful colors of a sunset. The drink is a hit at gatherings or for a relaxing day at home. Try this easy recipe for your next summer get-together.

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Summer Sunset Cocktail

Summer Sunset Cocktail

Prep Time: 5 minutes
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cranberry, orange juice,, raspberry vodka cocktails
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Enjoy a refreshing Summer Sunset cocktail—perfect for summer evenings. Easy recipe inside.


  • 1 oz. Raspberry Vodka
  • 1 oz. Peach Schnapps
  • 2 oz. Orange Juice
  • 2 oz. Cranberry Juice
  • Splash of Lemon-Lime Soda
  • Orange slice and cherry for garnish


  • Prepare the Glass:
  • Fill a highball glass with ice cubes to chill.
  • Mix the Cocktail:
  • In a cocktail shaker, combine the raspberry vodka, peach schnapps, orange juice, and cranberry juice.
  • Shake well to mix all the ingredients thoroughly.
  • Assemble the Drink:
  • Strain the mixture into the prepared highball glass over the ice.
  • Top the drink with a splash of lemon-lime soda for a refreshing fizz.
  • Garnish and Serve:
  • Garnish with a slice of orange and a cherry on top.
  • Serve immediately to enjoy the cooling effects on a hot summer day.
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Summer Sunset Cocktail
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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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