Cape Codder (cocktail)
|Primary alcohol by volume|
|Served||On the rocks; poured over ice|
|Standard drinkware||Highball glass|
|Commonly used ingredients|
|Preparation||Build all ingredients in a highball glass filled with ice. Garnish with lime wedge.|
A Cape Cod is made with vodka and cranberry juice, and may be garnished with a lime wedge. Proportions vary, with sources giving a recommended vodka-to-juice ratio of 1/4, 1/3.7, 1/2 and 1/1.5, while other sources don't recommend precise proportions. Some sources recommend lime juice instead of a lime wedge garnish.
Related drinks 
The Cape Cod is related to a number of other cocktails such as the Sea Breeze (which adds grapefruit juice), the Bay Breeze (which adds pineapple juice), Madras (which adds orange juice), Sex on the Beach (which adds orange juice and schnapps), and the Cosmopolitan, which adds triple sec and lime juice, and Rose Kennedy Cocktail which includes club soda.
- "Cape Codder drink recipe". idrink.com. Retrieved August 5, 2011.
- "Cape Codder - Put 3 or 4 ice cubes in a highball glass, and add l l/2 ounces vodka and 6 ounces cranberry juice cocktail" (House & Garden, volume 139 (1971))
- "The Cape Codder". Food Network. Retrieved August 5, 2011.
- "Cape Codder". Martha Stewart website. Retrieved August 5, 2011.
- "Cape Codder Recipe". DrinkSwap. Retrieved August 5, 2011.
- Colleen Graham. "Cape Codder". about.com. Retrieved August 5, 2011.
- "Cape Codder". Esquire. Retrieved August 5, 2011.
- "Cape Cod". Drink of the Week. Retrieved August 5, 2011.
- "Cape Codder recipe". Drinks Mixer. Retrieved August 5, 2011.
- "With cranberry juice he adds vodka and a dash of fresh lime and comes up with a "Red Devil Cocktail."" (Ocean Spray's Cranberry Cooperative News: Volumes 6-10 by Cranberry Canners, Inc., 1945)
- Expert Master Mixologist David Herpin writes in Dallas Examiner's Cape Codder Article "This drink is probably the most commonly ordered drink, whether most know they are ordering this or not. The legend wasn't far off on this one. As legend has it, Ocean Spray Cranberry company promoted their product to be used with vodka and lime juice to make a "Cape Codder" in the 50's."
- "Let the jolly innkeeper refresh you (and your lady) with America's newest cocktail creation— The Cape Codder." (The New Yorker, 1965)
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