Sparkling Bay Breeze

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A Bay Breeze is the sister cocktail to the more popular Sea Breeze. It’s made with pineapple juice instead of grapefruit juice.

A sparkling bay breeze is a great cocktail for happy hour.

You may be wondering to yourself, what is a bay breeze? You’re probably familiar with the more popular sea breeze. A drink made with vodka, cranberry juice, and grapefruit juices.

I am not a fan of grapefruit and many who take statins can’t have anything grapefruit. A traditional bay breeze is one of my favorite cocktails. It’s made with vodka, cranberry, and pineapple juice.

I decided to mix it up a bit and make a sparkling bay breeze using sparkling cranberry juice. Am I ever glad I did because I now have a new favorite sparkling drink.

This sparkling bay breeze may even take you on a mini-vacation. Enjoy one on a beautiful day sitting outside and dream of where you’d rather be.

Maybe somewhere in the tropics overlooking crystal blue-green waters with warm breezes blowing. Wait…that’s where I want to be! Where would you go?

Want more cranberry cocktails? Try cranberry key lime mimosa or cranberry lime margaritas.


A sparkling bay breeze is perfect for happy hour.

Sparkling Bay Breeze

A sparkling bay breeze is a great cocktail for happy hour.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Course: Beverages and Cocktails
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1


  • 2 ounces sparkling cranberry juice
  • 4 ounces pineapple juice
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • Pineapple wedges for garnish


  • In a cocktail shaker add pineapple juice, and vodka. Shake to combine. Pour into a rocks glass filled with ice and top with the sparkling cranberry juice. Garnish with pineapple wedges.

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