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Sex on the Beach

Shake all ingredients and strain over ice in a highball glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Prep Time 2 minutes
Servings 1
Category Highball
Tags 1969-1990 (Dark Ages)
Proof 26.8
Strength 1.2 standard drinks
Glass Highball Glass
Temp Cold

This drink was supposedly invented by TGI Friday's. In 2001, the restaurant chain renamed the drink Summer Sunset, Fun on the Beach, or some other God-forsaken, pre-chewed, sanitized, namby pamby name in order to be more politically correct. It was a rage in the 1980's and is still popular today.

Most bars will not put the Chambord in this drink. Damn those bars. Sure Chambord is expensive, but we're talking a quarter ounce. Put the Chambord in the drink. You will also find pineapple juice instead of orange juice. This is a matter of taste, but I prefer orange juice.

Often, this drink is served as a shooter. The recipe here can make two good sized shooters. Just strain into double shot glasses and down the hatch.

The drink is OK--kind of sweet. It is better than the act on the beach (the sand gets everywhere).

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