Soda Jerk

Soda Jerk Cocktail

Base Spirit: Tequila

Type: Modern Classics

Served: On the Rocks

Preparation: Shaken

Strength: Strong

Difficulty: Complicated

About the Soda Jerk Cocktail

Spike your old-timey cream soda with tequila and Campari.

Ingredients in the Soda Jerk Cocktail

  • 2 oz Blanco tequila
  • .5 oz Campari
  • .5 oz Lime juice
  • .5 oz Passion fruit puree (unsweetened)
  • .5 oz Vanilla Bean-Infused Agave Syrup*
  • .5 oz Egg white
  • 2 oz Cream soda

Garnish: Lime zest

Glass: Collins

How to make the Soda Jerk Cocktail

Add all the ingredients except the cream soda to a shaker. Shake without ice to incorporate the egg white. Fill with ice and shake again, vigorously. Strain into a Collins glass filled with fresh ice. Top with the cream soda and garnish with lime zest.

*Vanilla Bean-Infused Agave Syrup


  • 4 oz Raw agave nectar
  • 4 oz Water
  • 1 Vanilla bean, split in half lengthwise


Stir together the agave nectar and water until fully combined. Add the vanilla bean and refrigerate for 12 to 24 hours.

Watch San Francisco bartender Kevin Diedrich make a proper Soda Jerk in our How to Cocktail video.

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