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.
1/2 large grapefruit, juiced
1 ounce gin
1/4 ounce Rose's lime juice
Dash of grapefruit bitters
Freshly pressed grapefruit juice is essential for this recipe.
- In a shaker, combine ice, grapefruit juice, gin, lime juice, and grapefruit bitters.
- Shake and pour into a martini glass.
- Rub lemon peel along the rim of the glass and pop it into the cocktail.
Makes one drink
- Drinks, Cocktails