Grapefruit Gin Cocktail

Happy Hour: Freshly Pressed

I'm loving National Grapefruit Month and the excuse it has given me to come up with tasty cocktails featuring the ruby red citrus fruit.

Case in point: the Freshly Pressed. This refreshing tipple features my favorite spirit, gin, the juice from half a grapefruit, Rose's lime juice, and grapefruit bitters. Its perfectly pink hue is delicate and feminine, making it a lovely option for girls night in.

For the recipe, read on.

Freshly Pressed Cocktail

Freshly Pressed Cocktail

Grapefruit Gin Cocktail Recipe

Ingredients

Ice
1/2 large grapefruit, juiced
1 ounce gin
1/4 ounce Rose's lime juice
Dash of grapefruit bitters
Lemon peel

Directions

Freshly pressed grapefruit juice is essential for this recipe.

  1. In a shaker, combine ice, grapefruit juice, gin, lime juice, and grapefruit bitters.
  2. Shake and pour into a martini glass.
  3. Rub lemon peel along the rim of the glass and pop it into the cocktail.

Makes one drink

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