Gin lovers of the world unite! Tonic may be a classic, but have you tried a gin grapefruit cocktail? Check out these mouth watering grapefruit cocktail recipes!
Looking to spice up your evening gin cocktail or impress your friends? Never fear! With a little bit of fresh-squeezed grapefruit juice, you'll be on your way to a delicious gin grapefruit cocktail in no time.
Grapefruit juice brings a powerful citrus flavor and a lovely rosy color all on its own, so you'll be amazed what the addition of the botanical flavors of gin and a few other simple ingredients will leave you with. Read on to discover three of our favorite easy and delicious gin grapefruit cocktails.
1. Grapefruit Gin Fizz Cocktail
Are you already a fan of the classic gin and tonic? Why not jazz things up a little bit with the addition of some grapefruit juice for a grapefruit gin fizz cocktail? This cocktail is incredibly simple - just equal parts of gin, tonic water, and grapefruit juice (to your taste, obviously).
If you're feeling particularly fancy, you can even garnish your glass with some slices of fresh grapefruit and some sprigs of fresh rosemary to bring out the botanical flavors of the gin. Serve it over ice or without for a delightfully fresh drink.
2. Gin Punch
Looking to serve a crowd? You may have heard of rum punch but what about gin punch? A good punch is a sweet combination of several different juices and liquors and there's no better place to start than with grapefruit juice and gin.
Throw together some gin, lots of fresh grapefruit juice, sparkling water, and some simple syrup and lemonade for more of a sweet, citrusy flavor, and you've got a beautiful gin punch. Play around with flavors and garnishes and serve up for your next get-together or big event!
3. Salty Dog
Our last gin grapefruit cocktail is actually a modified version of another grapefruit beverage made with vodka - the greyhound. This is another super simple cocktail. Simply mix one part gin to two parts grapefruit juice and pour into a salt-rimmed glass and, voila, the salty dog!
If this cocktail isn't quite sweet enough for you, you can always add a bit of simple syrup. However, remember that the darker your grapefruit is, the sweeter it will be (one grapefruit should be enough to yield one tall drink). This is also an excellent opportunity to use some cheaper gins, as the bright grapefruit flavor is really the star.
Easy Gin Grapefruit Cocktails For Sharing (or Not!)
Whether you're looking to serve citrus cocktails for all of your friends, or just yourself, gin grapefruit cocktails are sure to please all palettes. These cocktails are so simple, but feel free to get as creative as you like and play around with proportions and ingredients for something totally unique.
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