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...found a new dive bar

Aug 23, 2017

Found a new dive bar.

Well, it’s an old dive bar.

There’s this drink in the Delmarva Peninsula that’s pretty popular…it’s called an Orange Crush. No, no…nothing to do with the Denver Broncos or the soda pop by the same name.

 

Seems they also make Grapefruit crushes. It’s kind of a modification of a Sea Breeze.

Enough of that…this new/old dive bar claims to be the Original Home of the Fresh Squeezed Orange Crush.

BTW…it really is everything you’d expect a dive bar to be. Little salty, guys/gals with guitars singing Dire Straits, Buffet, and The Eagles, the bar is a little sticky but all-in-all…just fun.

 

So, the secret to these drinks is the fresh squeeze part. Every drink they fresh squeeze a whole orange. These oranges were flying through by the cartoons.

You can get there by land or water (kinda just past the fish market and a bunch of rusty tugs).

…soo, we’ll make it easy…bounce us back at crushit@maddafella.com with the name of this fine (cough) establishment, get it right and we’ll shoot you back a personal, $20 discount code. (give us a day or so to bounce you back)

Ya gotta promise…don’t Google: “Home of the Original Fresh Squeezed Orange Crush” to get the answer. Better you do a trial and error on dive bars to find the right one. ;-) 

OK…heading back to the Green Parrott (A Shady Place for Sunny People) next month!

In case you just want to do it yourself…here ya go:

A true orange crush cocktail is an explosion of vitamin C and oranges!

Try making this refreshing drink and send us a photo on Instagram at #maddafella  Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces freshly-squeezed orange juice
  • 1 1/2 ounces vodka
  • 1-tablespoon triple sec
  •  Splash of lemon-lime sparkling water or soda (use Sprite soda if you like it sweet)
  •  Orange slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. Combine the orange juice, vodka, and triple sec in a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Cover and shake vigorously.
  3. Pour contents of shaker into a tall glass.
  4. Pour a splash of lemon-lime sparkling water on top and stir to combine.
  5. Garnish with orange slice.

Makes 1 serving

…but soo much better if you make a few and share with friends.

 

 

 

Comments


  • John Mingora on Nov 10, 2017

    Harborside Bar and Grill in West Ocean City MD. They are the original however the drink is popular everywhere in Delmarva and beyond.

  • Mike on Sep 04, 2017

    They us Stoli orange vodka


  • MIchael Lopez on Aug 30, 2017

    LOVE orange crushes!, when out west tried to get a bartender to make one, he acted like l was speaking Chinese! How can such an easy drink to make be so hard
    For some people?


  • Robert Gilbert on Aug 27, 2017

    I will try it.Sounds refreshing. Can you email the recipe?


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