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Alabama slammer

Alabama Slammer (New & Improved!)

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x


This new and improved Alabama Slammer is a retro highball cocktail full of fruity flavor! Perfect for boating, tailgating, and lazy afternoons.


  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) amaretto
  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) bourbon (or Southern Comfort)
  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) sloe gin*
  • 3 ounces (6 tablespoons) orange juice
  • Ice, for serving (try clear ice!)
  • Garnish: orange wedge and cocktail cherry


  1. Add the amaretto, bourbon or Southern Comfort, sloe gin, and orange juice to a cocktail shaker. Fill it with ice and shake it until cold.
  2. Fill a highball glass with ice, and strain the drink into the glass. If desired, garnish with an orange wedge.


*Sloe gin is a British red liqueur made with sloe fruit: you can find it at your local liquor store. (Gin is not a substitute.)

  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Shaken
  • Cuisine: Cocktails
  • Diet: Vegan

Keywords: Alabama slammer