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Happy Hour: Greyhound

The other day, while I was at one of my favorite bars — Cantina — I had a delicious and refreshing drink made with fresh grapefruit juice. A variation on the classic caipirinha, the cocktail was on the menu for that night only. I wanted to run home and re-create the delightful concoction, but I couldn't remember the list of ingredients. Since the grapefruit juice is what stood out the most, I settled on making a greyhound.

The close cousin of a screwdriver, a greyhound is a sublime blend of vodka and fresh grapefruit juice. To enjoy this cocktail now — grapefruits are in season — get the recipe and

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Greyhound
From Epicurious

2 ounces vodka
5 ounces grapefruit juice

In a highball glass almost filled with ice cubes, combine the vodka and grapefruit juice. Stir well.

Makes 1 cocktail.

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Rancher'sGirl Rancher'sGirl 8 years
My friends and I used to call this drink "jungle juice." It's nice to know the real name!:)
Rancher'sGirl Rancher'sGirl 8 years
My friends and I used to call this drink "jungle juice." It's nice to know the real name!:)
bluecanary bluecanary 8 years
I always thought this was called a Salty Dog, maybe it's the same plus a bit of salt? Either way, very nice on a hot summer night! :)
x_juicyfruit x_juicyfruit 8 years
I'd love to try this.
oatmeal_bliss oatmeal_bliss 8 years
Sounds really yummy... I love grapefruits and I love vodka. What more could I ask for?!?
celebrity_soup celebrity_soup 8 years
greyhound, awwww
filmgirl81 filmgirl81 8 years
this is my favorite drink, but it's only good with fresh juice. Most places use the canned stuff.
tkoblondee tkoblondee 8 years
Oh chief that was bad!!! :) but, I have to agree this sounds delicious!
chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 8 years
A couple of these and I will be wagging my tail. Especially if I "woof" them down.
bastille_75 bastille_75 8 years
I love this drink - Houston's makes a great one w/freshly squeezed juice!! And as one of my good friends says, "one of the benefits to drinking Greyhounds is it will keep us from getting scurvy ;)"
emalove emalove 8 years
I'll pretty much drink any vodka cocktail! I bet this is great.
paine paine 8 years
oh me too. must try.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
I'd like to try this!
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