Bay Breeze Cocktail


A Bay Breeze cocktail is a vodka cocktail built with vodka, cranberry juice, and pineapple juice. This cocktail is similar to the Sea Breeze, an IBA Official Cocktail.

Bay Breeze Cocktail Info

Bay Breeze cocktail is a mixed beverage that adds the tropical flavor of pineapple to vodka and cranberry liquor. A variation of the Cape Codder cocktail that is super easy to create. This cocktail is also sometimes called the Hawaiian sea breeze or Downeaster. The true name is Bay Breeze, the drink is that type of drink every bartender will and should know. Every drinker has most likely also come across this drink in a bar somewhere.

This recipe is part of mixed drinks known as "duos" or "trios." They are simple tall drinks that combine liquor and one or two fruit juices. They are very refreshing, pack a flavorful summer vibe punch, and are one of the cheapest drinks you can make at home.

Mix your favorite vodka with pineapple and cranberry juices to create a bay breeze. Although equal amounts of both juices are the most common, you have the option to alter that proportion to your liking. This everyday drink can be given a quick twist with several options.

Bay Breeze

The Bay Breeze is a cocktail that has a Cape Codder as its base! It is sometimes called a Downeaster.


5 from 3 votes
Course: Cocktail, Drink
Cuisine: Hawaii
Prep Time: 1 minute
Mix Time: 2 minutes
Servings: 1 Serving(s)


  • 40 ml Vodka
  • 120 ml Cranberry Juice
  • 60 ml Pineapple juice


  • Add everything to a shaker.
  • Add ice and shake cold.
  • Strain into an ice-filled highball glass.
  • Serve!
Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 171mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 57IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg
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