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Particularly refreshing during Days of Our Lives, the Regis and Kelly Show or Monday Night Football.

Ingredients

2 ounces unsweetened pineapple juice
2 ounces apricot nectar
Juice squeezed from 1/4 Persian lime
4 ounces ginger ale
7 ounces cranberry-blueberry juice

Instructions

Blend together and pour into two tall frosted glasses filled with crushed ice. Top with whipped cream and garnish with white grapes, mint sprigs or a twist of orange peel. Yields 2 servings.

David Jon Grimes
Monmouth




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