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Cranberry Vodka Slush

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Cranberry Vodka Slush is a refreshing and tangy frozen cocktail that perfectly balances the tartness of cranberries with the zesty kick of lemon-lime soda and the smooth warmth of vodka. This vibrant, ruby-red drink is easy to make and perfect for cooling down on a hot day or adding a festive touch to any gathering. It’s a delightful mix of fruitiness and fizz, making it an instant crowd-pleaser.

Tasting Notes

The first sip of Cranberry Vodka Slush is a burst of tangy cranberry flavor, immediately followed by the fizzy lift from the lemon-lime soda. The frozen texture adds a refreshing chill, enhancing the overall experience. The vodka provides a subtle warmth that cuts through the tartness, creating a balanced and harmonious flavor profile. As the slush melts slightly in your mouth, the flavors blend seamlessly, offering a delightful combination of sweet, tart, and slightly citrusy notes.

As you continue to enjoy the drink, the initial sharpness of the cranberry juice mellows out, allowing the softer notes of the lemon-lime soda to shine through. The carbonation from the soda adds a playful effervescence that tickles your palate, making each sip invigorating. The vodka’s presence becomes more pronounced, providing a smooth and satisfying finish. This slush is not only refreshing but also complex enough to keep your taste buds entertained with every sip.

Tips & Tricks

Swap out plain vodka for a flavored variety, such as citrus or berry, to add an extra layer of flavor.

Add a touch of simple syrup or agave nectar if you prefer a sweeter slush, balancing the tartness of the cranberry juice.

Recipe Card

Cranberry Vodka Slush

Cranberry Vodka Slush


  • 4 cups frozen cranberry juice
  • 2 cups vodka
  • 4 cups lemon-lime soda


  1. In a blender add your vodka and frozen cranberry juice.
  2. Blend on high until smooth.
  3. Pour about 4 oz per glass, top with soda.
  4. Stir to combine and serve with a straw.

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