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Vodka Sunrise

Mixing a Vodka Sunrise offers a refreshing twist to your typical cocktail hour. The blend of vodka and orange juice provides a smooth, fruity base, while a dash of grenadine adds a sweet ripple, creating a visually appealing layer that mimics a sunrise. It’s a simple yet appealing choice for both new and seasoned drinkers. The drink’s simplicity and appealing look make it a favorite to serve at gatherings or to enjoy on a quiet evening. Give this Vodka Sunrise recipe a try; it’s sure to impress.

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Vodka Sunrise

Prep Time: 5 minutes
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Summer Drinks, Vodka
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Try a Vodka Sunrise today for a simple, appealing drink that's sure to impress.



  • Prepare the Glass: Fill a highball glass with ice cubes to chill.
  • Mix the Drink:
  • Pour the vodka over the ice.
  • Add the orange juice, gently stirring to combine with the vodka.
  • Create the Sunrise Effect:
  • Slowly pour the grenadine into the drink over the back of a spoon or by drizzling it down the side of the glass. The grenadine will sink and gradually rise to mix with the other ingredients, creating a ‘sunrise’ effect.
  • Garnish and Serve:
  • Garnish with an orange slice and a cherry on top.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy.
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Vodka Sunrise
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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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