10 Easy Grapefruit Cocktails

 
26-Jan-2012 by

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Grapefruit adds a wonderful citrus flavor to the cocktails along with an equally addictive color. The grapefruit cocktails make use of fruit juice or at times, the grapefruit flavored vodka. Whichever way the ingredient is used, this sharp citric flavored fruit is an unbeatable cocktail ingredient. Take a journey down the intoxicating lane of these exotic drinks with the blog…

 

 

1. Grapefruit Cocktail

Loaded with brandy, rum, and gin alongside the citrus flavored drink, the chilled alcoholic mixture makes a great summer cooler. Just combine equal portions of apricot brandy and gin with double the portion of gin and four portions of fresh grapefruit juice and sip it!

 

2. Winter Citrus Cocktail

Unflavored vodka with a dash of orange juice or orange-flavored vodka fuses well with grapefruit juice rendering a bright orange hue to this drink! A perfect winter drink, you can prepare it by blending equal portions of citrus vodka, Sauvignon Blanc, Ruby Red Grapefruit, and lime juice. Serve garnished with a lime curl!

 

3. Grapefruit Punch

The fusion of sweet Italian vermouth and gin with fresh, unsweetened grapefruit juice is the highlight. You should sip this drink to feel how intoxicating it is!

 

4. Grapefruit Cosmopolitan

Sway your steps to those exciting rock tunes as you sip your way through this drink loaded with grapefruit flavored vodka from Belvedere. An interesting twist to the traditional cosmo, it is prepared by blending 1.5 oz Belvedere Pink Grapefruit with 0.25 oz lime juice, 0.25 oz premium triple sec, and 0.5 oz fresh, unsweetened cranberry juice! Strain into a chilled martini glass, garnish with orange twist, and serve chilled!

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5. Greyhound Cocktail

This cocktail can be mixed with utmost ease! Just two ingredients – vodka and fresh grapefruit juice – they are mixed, by stirring briefly, in the proportion 2.5 fl. Oz and 4 fl. Oz, respectively. Strain into a ice-filled highball glass and serve.

 

6. Davey Davey Cocktail

Calvados, vodka, and grapefruit juice mix with each other in a delightful way paving way to a tipsy, mesmerizing drink!

 

7. Commander Cocktail

This drink is sure to grab the spotlight at your cocktail party! A truly tipsy drink, it is loaded with Cointreau, vermouth, brandy, and vodka. Taste it to feel the tipsiness!

 

8. Forester Cocktail

In a cocktail shaker, blend grapefruit juice, grenadine, French vermouth, and vodka [1/2 tsp, ½ tsp, 1 part, and 3 parts, respectively]. Strain into a martini glass filled with ice and serve chilled.

 

9. Topeka

Served in a chilled, grapefruit juice lined, and sugar frosted glass, this wonderful blend of brandy, grapefruit juice, dry vermouth, and lemon juice gives you a high as you enjoy you holidays!

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10. Mumu

A cute named cocktail, this makes a great party drink! In a cocktail shaker, blend ice cubes, 1 tsp sugar, 20 ml unsweetened grapefruit juice, 30 ml pineapple juice, and 90 ml gin. Strain into a martini glass, top with sparkling wine, and serve!

 

Sit back and relax yourself with these grapefruit cocktails! Cheers! Have a rocking time!

 

 

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Comments

Anonymous

Anonymous says :

Is grapefruit as versatile as lemon in cocktails?
Posted on: 26 January 2012 - 8:11pm
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antioxidants says :

There are quite a lot of grapefruit cocktails, including the famous greyhound! So, of course they are versatile!
Posted on: 31 January 2012 - 5:30am
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