Grapefruit Juice Cocktails
Diet and Nutrition

Grapefruit Juice Cocktails

When it comes to cocktails, grapefruit juice is often an overlooked ingredient. However, grapefruit juice can add a delicious and refreshing twist to your favorite drinks when appropriately used. This blog post will show you some of our favorite grapefruit juice cocktails recipes. So sit back, relax, and enjoy!

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10 Popular Grapefruit Cocktails

Recipes

1. The Paloma

Ingredients:

-1 1/2 ounces tequila

-3/4 ounce fresh grapefruit juice

-1/2 ounce fresh lime juice

-1/4 ounce simple syrup (or to taste)

-Club soda or seltzer for topping

-Grapefruit slice, for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Combine the tequila, grapefruit juice, lime juice, and simple syrup in a shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake well and strain into a Collins glass filled with fresh ice.
  3. Top off with club soda or seltzer and garnish with a grapefruit slice.

2. The Greyhound

Ingredients:

-1 1/2 ounces gin

-3/4 ounce fresh grapefruit juice

-Ice

-Grapefruit slice, for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Combine the gin and grapefruit juice in a shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake well and strain into a chilled glass.
  3. Garnish with a grapefruit slice.

3. The Salty Dog

Ingredients:

-1 1/2 ounces vodka

-3/4 ounce fresh grapefruit juice

-Coarse salt

-Grapefruit slice, for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Rub the rim of a highball glass with a grapefruit wedge and dip in coarse salt.
  2. Fill the glass with ice and add the vodka and grapefruit juice.
  3. Garnish with a grapefruit slice.

4. The Spicy Dog

Ingredients:

-1 1/2 ounces vodka

-3/4 ounce fresh grapefruit juice

-1/4 ounce fresh lime juice

-1 teaspoon simple syrup

-1/4 teaspoon jalapeño-infused vodka (or to taste)

-Grapefruit slice, for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Combine the vodka, grapefruit juice, lime juice, simple syrup, and jalapeño-infused vodka in a shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake well and strain into a chilled glass.
  3. Garnish with a grapefruit slice.

5. The Sour Dog

Ingredients:

-1 1/2 ounces vodka

-3/4 ounce fresh grapefruit juice

-1/4 ounce fresh lemon juice

-1 teaspoon simple syrup

-Egg white (optional)

-Grapefruit slice, for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Combine the vodka, grapefruit juice, lemon juice, simple syrup, and egg white (if using) in a shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake well and strain into a chilled glass.
  3. Garnish with a grapefruit slice.

6. The Bitter Dog

Ingredients:

-1 1/2 ounces vodka

-3/4 ounce fresh grapefruit juice

-1/4 ounce Campari

-1/4 ounce sweet vermouth

-Grapefruit slice, for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Combine the vodka, grapefruit juice, Campari, and sweet vermouth in a shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake well and strain into a chilled glass.
  3. Garnish with a grapefruit slice.

7. The Aperol Spritz

Ingredients:

-1 ounce Aperol

-1 ounce prosecco

-1 ounce club soda or seltzer

-3/4 ounce fresh grapefruit juice

-Ice

-Orange slice, for garnish

Instructions: Combine the Aperol, prosecco, club soda or seltzer, and grapefruit juice in a glass filled with ice. Garnish with an orange slice.

8. The Bellini

Ingredients:

-1 ounce white peach purée or nectar

-1 ounce prosecco

-1/2 ounce fresh grapefruit juice

-Ice

-Peach slice, for garnish

Instructions: Combine the white peach purée or nectar, prosecco, and grapefruit juice in a glass filled with ice. Garnish with a peach slice.

9. The Mimosa

Ingredients:

-1 ounce orange juice

-1 ounce champagne or prosecco

-1/2 ounce fresh grapefruit juice

-Ice

-Orange slice, for garnish

Instructions: Combine the orange juice, champagne or prosecco, and grapefruit juice in a glass filled with ice. Garnish with an orange slice.

10. The Greyhound Cocktail

Ingredients:

-1 1/2 ounces gin

-3/4 ounce fresh grapefruit juice

-Ice

-Grapefruit slice, for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Combine the gin and grapefruit juice in a shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake well and strain into a chilled glass.
  3. Garnish with a grapefruit slice.

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