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Dirty Shirley: An Adult Shirley Temple Cocktail

If you grew up enjoying Shirley Temples, then you are going to enjoy this delightful Dirty Shirley Temple too. It is the perfect cocktail to serve on a special occasion.

Dirty Shirley Drink

Dirty Shirley Cocktail

I like to add a slash of orange juice to my Dirty Shirley.

Dirty Shirley Ingredients

Cocktail Ingredients

How to Make a Dirty Shirley

It is fun to mix up an alcoholic Shirley Temple since it can be made with various flavorful combinations. Light and fruity is the name of the game here, so have fun combining different flavors. Some of my favorite ones are grenadine syrup, ginger ale, pomegranate juice, lemon-lime soda, orange juice, cherry vodka, cherries, etc.

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Florida Dirty Shirley

Dirty Shirley

If you grew up enjoying Shirley Temples, then you are going to enjoy the adult version too. It is the perfect cocktail to serve on a special occasion.
5 from 4 votes
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Adult Shirley Temple, Alcoholic Shirley Temple, Dirty Shirley
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Servings: 1
Calories: 131kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 shot Vodka (cherry)
  • 1 tbsp Grenadine syrup
  • 8 oz Ginger Ale

Instructions

  • Fill a tall glass with ice.
  • Pour grenadine syrup over ice
  • Add one shot of vodka
  • The rest of the glass with the soda of your choice (ginger ale or lemon-lime)

Nutrition

Calories: 131kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Sodium: 21mg | Sugar: 29g | Iron: 1mg
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Florida style adult Shirley

Florida style 

Recipe Options

I like to add a splash of fresh-squeezed orange juice to my cocktail. It’s a Florida thing.

I use a cocktail skewer with oranges slices and maraschino cherry garnish to top off my cocktail.

Cherry vodka can be substituted for regular vodka.

For an extra flavor punch, you can use ginger beer instead of ginger ale.

This recipe makes a light and refreshing cocktail for a crowd. It can be served in a punch bowl garnished with an ice ring. Serve with some fun glasses, tea towels, and a pretty tray. 

Inviting friends over for cocktails and a charcuterie board filled with gourmet goodies is easy and fast.

This drink is named after the child star, actress Shirley Temple.

For more Shirley Temple recipes, check out my post on the kid’s version.

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See you soon,

Kippi

 

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Kippi

Monday 3rd of August 2020

I hope you enjoy them too. Have a great weekend, Kippi

Kim Purvis

Monday 15th of June 2020

Saving this for the weekend! Ym!

Barbara Chapman

Monday 15th of June 2020

Sounds delicious for a summertime drink! Thanks for the idea. <3

Kippi

Monday 3rd of August 2020

Thank you for stopping by I hope you will enjoy them too:) Hugs, Kippi

Rina Highers

Tuesday 9th of June 2020

Would you have the recipe for serving in a punch bowl? That would be a great way to serve at parties so you’re not taking all your time to mix the drinks.

Kippi

Monday 3rd of August 2020

I like that idea! I will work on it and share. Thank you so much for the suggestion. Have a great day, Kippi

Kim

Saturday 2nd of May 2020

I'm so trying this! Thanks for the info!

Kippi

Monday 3rd of August 2020

I hope you enjoy them:) Hugs, Kippi

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