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Dirty Shirley Drink

Dirty Shirley Drink

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x


The Dirty Shirley drink is a grown-up version of the kiddie cocktail! Spiked with vodka, it features the classic bright pink grenadine.


  • 2 ounces* vodka
  • 3/4 to 1 ounce grenadine (purchased or homemade)
  • 1/2 ounce lime juice
  • 4 ounces ginger ale or ginger beer
  • Ice (try clear ice!)
  • For the garnish: cocktail cherry


  1. In a highball glass, stir together the vodka, grenadine, and lime juice.
  2. Add the ice and fill the glass with the ginger ale. Top with cherry.


*To convert to tablespoons, 1 ounce = 2 tablespoons

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

Keywords: Dirty Shirley drink