How to Make a Transfusion Cocktail Drink – Recipe and Mocktail

Last Updated May 4, 2021
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If you’re a golf player you are sure to have come across the Transfusion cocktail. Often a clubhouse drink but often seen being drunk on fairways. Outside of this environment you’re unlikely to see this delicious drink but hopefully this changes, as it’s a drink that deserves to be mainstream. (Don’t mistake this with the Blood Transfusion Cocktail, that’s a different drink)

Transfusion Cocktail

How to make a Transfusion Cocktail

Transfusion Recipe

  • 50ml Vodka
  • 50ml Grape Juice
  • 50ml Ginger Ale or Sprite
  • Lime Wedge
  • Fruit Garnish

Transfusion Ingredients

Transfusion Cocktail Equipment

Making a Transfusion instructions

1. Add Ice to your glass
2. Pour in the vodka, grape juice and ginger ale
3. Stir
4. Squeeze in a little bit of fresh lime juice
5. Add fruit garnish

Transfusion Cocktail History

As mentioned in the intro, the Transfusion cocktail is a golf course staple across America. But past that there is very little information available on the drink. So if you have any knowledge of this great beverage then please let us know in the comments.

Transfusion Mocktail Recipe

It’s very simple to make a Transfusion mocktail. Just don’t add any vodka. Make the rest of the drink in exactly the same way.

Transfusion Variations and Tips

I have added Ginger Ale or Sprite to the recipe as both versions are very common. But you can have it with any lemonade or lime soda

I don’t know if it’s because people didn’t have all the ingredients or were lazy, but often just grape juice and vodka is called a transfusion cocktail

Great Gifts for Transfusion Cocktail Drinkers

Amazon has a great selection of gifts for cocktail drinkers. Below are some they offer that will be good for people that drink Transfusion cocktails
Hurricane Glass

Hurricane Glass. Buy from Amazon

Bar Spoon Set

Bar Spoon. Buy from Amazon

Copper Jigger

Copper Jigger. Buy from Amazon

About Brian Hamilton

Brian Hamilton is a BBQ grilling enthusiast and has the expertise and knowledge to have created Brian specializes in all methods of grilling and bbq equipment and is a self-proclaimed backyard Pitmaster. Qualified at degree level he gained a BEng Degree in Engineering in the United Kingdom. Brian is a well-traveled and cultured individual and has lived and worked in several countries in Europe and has gained quite a reputation amongst peers for his skills and commitment on the grilling circuit.

How to Make a Transfusion Cocktail Drink – Recipe and Mocktail

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