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Grapefruit-Basil Cocktail Mixer

Grapefruit-Basil Cocktail Mixer



For a modern take on the salty dog, rub the rim of an old-fashioned glass with lemon, and dip in salt. Pour 4 ounces of grapefruit-basil mixer and 2 ounces of vodka over ice. Stir gently.

Grapefruit-Basil Cocktail Mixer


  1. 1/2 cup sugar
    1 bunch basil
    4 cups grapefruit juice


  1. Make a simple syrup by combining the sugar, 1 cup water, and basil in a small saucepan. Bring to boil, stir, and ensure all of the the sugar has dissolved.
  2. Strain the basil from the simple syrup. Let cool.
  3. Mix the simple syrup with a grapefruit juice in a large container.
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