The kiddie cocktail that is traditionally alcohol-free classic gets a boozy twist that your adult self is sure to fall in love with. The Dirty Shirley is a fizzy, rosy, bubbly cocktail that still sparkles with its icy and refreshing citrus flavor. It bellows all the high notes of pomegranate and is now matured with a little extra kick thanks to the fruity cherry vodka in the mix. Choose this ultimately simple yet satisfying drink to make when you are ready for a newly updated classic cocktail companion. In five minutes, you will be on your way to full-grown coolness. Keep the good times flowing with your new refreshing drink friend, Dirty Shirley. It will definitely be the “cherry on top” of your day!

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  • crushed ice, enough to fill a tall glass
  • 2 ounces cherry vodka
  • 1 ounce grenadine
  • 1/2 ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 4 ounces lemon-lime soda
  • maraschino cherries, optional, for garnish
  • lime wedges, optional, for garnish


Step 1 –In a tall glass, add the crushed ice.

Step 2 –Pour the vodka over the ice.

Step 3 –Pour the grenadine and the lime juice into the glass.

Step 4 –Top the glass off with the lemon-lime soda and stir.

Step 5 –Garnish with a maraschino cherry and a lime wedge.

Step 6 –Serve.