Watch how to make the Vortex Cocktail. Fruity and a little sweet, it’s a favorite tipple at Renee’s Courtyard Café in Santa Monica. To make it, you’ll simply combine strawberry vodka, coconut rum, and cranberry juice. Watch the video, then get the recipe for the Vortex Cocktail. Top it off with a little lemon-lime soda and a slice of lime—and you are in the vortex!