Sex On The Driveway Cocktail Recipe

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Alcohol %:20%

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Nic Polotnianko

I fell in love with the art of mixology 6 years ago. Since then, I've honed my skills, crafting a myriad of cocktail recipes, and sharing my passion with other enthusiasts.

Last Updated: January 7, 2024


The Sex On The Driveway is a fun twist on the classic Sex On The Beach cocktail. It's a fruity, refreshing drink that's perfect for summer parties or a night out. The cocktail got its name due to its blue color, which is reminiscent of a clear, sunny day on a beautiful driveway.

  • Who would like it?
    • If you're a fan of fruity, refreshing cocktails, this one's for you. It's also a great choice for those who enjoy vodka-based drinks.

How Sex On The Driveway Tastes?

The Sex On The Driveway is a sweet, fruity cocktail with a refreshing, tangy kick. The combination of peach schnapps and blue curaçao gives it a unique, tropical flavor, while the sprite adds a bubbly, citrusy note. The vodka provides a strong, smooth base that balances out the sweetness.

Interesting facts about Sex On The Driveway

  • The Sex On The Driveway is a variation of the popular Sex On The Beach cocktail.
  • Despite its name, the cocktail doesn't actually contain any beach-related ingredients. The 'driveway' refers to the blue color of the drink, which is reminiscent of a clear, sunny day.
  • The cocktail is typically served in a highball glass, which allows the beautiful blue color to shine through.


A few good options for Sex On The Driveway are:

  • Grey Goose
  • Belvedere
  • Khor
  • Smirnoff

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Vodka is the backbone of many cocktails and provides a neutral, clean base that allows other flavors to shine. In this recipe, it gives the cocktail its kick without overpowering the fruit flavors. If you go overboard, you might find yourself more on the driveway than the beach!

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Peach Schnapps

This ingredient offers the sweet, fruity essence that is central to this cocktail. It plays a key role in balancing the tartness of the other components. Without it, you would miss the 'Peach' in Sex on the Driveway. Using less might make your cocktail less flirtatious!

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Blue Curaçao

This provides the signature blue color that alludes to tropical waters and an exotic taste. Skimping on this might make your drink look like a cloudy day instead of a sunny escapade, and the flavor would be less complex.

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Sprite adds fizz and sweetness, lifting the cocktail to a refreshing realm. It's the effervescent component that keeps the cocktail from feeling too heavy. Without it, you'd lose the spark that makes this drink feel like a party!

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Ice Cubes

Ice keeps the drink cold and helps to slightly dilute the other ingredients, making the cocktail smoother. No ice? Be ready for a stronger flavor and a warmer drink - not the perfect chill you're looking for!

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Recipe. How to make Sex On The Driveway Drink

  1. Fill a highball glass with ice cubes.
  2. Pour in the vodka, peach schnapps, and blue curaçao.
  3. Top off with sprite and stir gently.
  4. Garnish with a slice of lemon or a cherry, if desired.

Pro Tips

  • For a stronger cocktail, you can add more vodka.
  • For a sweeter cocktail, you can add more peach schnapps.
  • Make sure to stir the cocktail gently to avoid diluting the flavors.

Perfect Pairings


  • Bruschetta: The fresh tomatoes and basil can provide a refreshing counterbalance to the sweetness of the cocktail.
  • Chips and Salsa: A spicy salsa can add a nice contrast to the cool, fruity cocktail.
  • Cheese plate: Mild cheeses like mozzarella or Havarti don't overpower the cocktail's flavors.

Main Courses

  • Grilled Chicken: Lightly seasoned chicken complements the fruity flavors without overwhelming the palate.
  • Fish Tacos: The zest and lightness of fish tacos pair well with tropical drinks like this one.
  • Summer Salads: Salads with vinaigrette dressing can cleanse the palate between sips of the sweet cocktail.


  • Lemon Sorbet: The tartness of the sorbet will contrast the sweetness of the drink.
  • Fresh Fruit: A plate of fresh fruit like pineapples and berries complements the fruity notes in the cocktail.

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What you could change in Sex On The Driveway

  • You can substitute the vodka with rum or tequila for a different flavor profile.
  • If you don't have peach schnapps, you can use peach liqueur or peach juice instead.
  • If you can't find blue curaçao, you can use orange curaçao and a drop of blue food coloring.

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Frozen Sex on the Driveway

Swap out the sprite for some lemonade, add everything into a blender with a scoop of crushed ice, and blend until smooth. The drink will have a slushy texture and a more pronounced lemony tartness, perfect for those blistering summer days when liquid mercury seems like a possibility!

Sex on the Driveway on the Rocks

Ditch the highball glass and pour the ingredients over a bed of rock ice in a short glass. This small change will slow down dilution, making each sip a little more potent and a bit more focused on the distinct flavors of each ingredient. Talk about a strong personality!

Sunshine Sex on the Driveway

Substitute Blue Curaçao with a dash of grenadine for a sunset hue. The taste will shift towards a sweeter, fruitier profile, and the visual will evoke a glorious sunset vibe rather than deep blue seas, perfect for a romantic evening on the patio.

In case you forgot basics how to make Sex On The Driveway

Insert the spoon into the glass until it touches the bottom. Keep the back of the spoon against the inside wall of the glass, and stir in a smooth, circular motion. The goal is to swirl the ice and ingredients together without churning or splashing.

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Garnishing a bar drink depends on the type of garnish and the cocktail. Generally, it involves preparing the garnish (like cutting a citrus wheel or picking a sprig of mint), and then adding it to the drink in a visually appealing way (like perching it on the rim or floating it on top).

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Frequently Asked Questions on Sex On The Driveway

What other cocktails use similar ingredients?

Other cocktails using similar ingredients include the Blue Lagoon, Blue Hawaii, and The Tropical Peach Martini.

Where did the name 'Sex On The Driveway' originate from?

The exact origin of the name is uncertain, however, it is typically associated with its vibrant blue color which is reminiscent of a clear, sunny driveway.

Is it a seasonal drink?

While the Sex On The Driveway is considered a great choice for summer parties due to its refreshing and fruity nature, it can be enjoyed throughout the year.

Can the Sex On The Driveway cocktail be pre-mixed in a pitcher for large gatherings?

Absolutely! Just remember to hold off on adding the Sprite and ice until you're ready to serve to keep the drink fizzy and chilled.

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