Harborside Orange Crush

Phil Lewis, Harborside Bar & Grill | West Ocean City, MD

Harborside Bar & Grill in West Ocean City, Maryland, invented the Orange Crush in 1995. It remains a signature, despite it being mimicked by bars up and down the East Coast. “Everybody says that they just taste better here,” says bartender Phil Lewis.


Serving: 1

  • 2 ounces orange vodka, preferably Smirnoff
  • 2 ounces triple sec, preferably La Quinta
  • juice of one orange
  • lemon-lime soda, to top, preferably Sierra Mist

  1. Combine vodka and triple sec in a pint glass with ice.
  2. Fresh-squeezed orange juice directly into glass.
  3. Top with a splash of lemon-lime soda and drink immediately.