San Francisco cocktail, the world classic without alcohol

San Francisco cocktail, the world classic without alcohol. It is said that back in 1970, in the city of San Francisco, the owner of a bar entered his establishment in the morning and found his waiter totally drunk sleeping on the bar. Outraged, he woke him up abruptly to reprimand him, but the truth is that the bartender had a most ingenious way out of the incident and best of all, he managed to get his boss to believe him and not fire him. The bartender replied that he was waiting for see the colors of the sunrise because I wanted to immortalize them in a cocktail. So he created a cocktail with grenadine and fruit juices, and by making a chromatic mix he became known throughout the world as San Francisco.

With a color reminiscent of sunrises in San Francisco (hence, in part, its name), the original cocktail does not contain alcohol, it requires the use of grenadine and juices for its preparation, although there are many variants that are added to give it another touch. different.

recipe information

    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • total time: 10 minutes
    • rations: 1
    • Category: drinks
    • Type of cocktail bar: international
    • calories: 180 kcal per glass

Ingredients for San Francisco for 1 person

    • 40ml orange juice
    • 30ml lemon juice
    • 40ml pineapple juice
    • 30ml grenadine
    • Crushed ice
    • Slice of orange
    • Cherry
San Francisco cocktail ingredientsalberto martin

How to do the San Francisco

The glass that we must use is a wide cocktail type so that the colors of this combination can be appreciated. First we must moisten the edge of the glass with grenadine, so that it is frosted with sugar. Next, we fill the cocktail shaker with crushed ice and add the orange juice.

Add the orange juicealberto martin

Then add the peach juice.

Add the peach juicealberto martin

Finally we add the pineapple juice, shake vigorously for 30 seconds in the shaker and pour the contents into our glass.

Add the pineapple juiceAlbero Martin

Add the grenadine with the help of the stirring spoon so that it falls into the bottom of the glass.

We pour the content into the glassalberto martin

Decorate with a slice of orange and a cherry.

Final photo of the San Franciscoalberto martin

Easy preparation summary

    1. Decorate the edge of the glass with sugar and grenadine
    1. Pour ice into a cocktail shaker and add the juices
    1. Shake and pour the contents into the glass
    1. Add the grenadine
    1. Decorate with orange slice and cherry