Last Updated on October 12, 2023 by My Back Kitchen
As the sun-kissed days of summer embrace us with their warmth, there’s no better way to cool off and unwind than with a tantalizing cocktail in hand. Our Grapefruit Martini, a creation that boasts the ingenuity of my husband’s mixology skills, has quickly become a favorite among our circle of friends and family during this season of leisure.
Picture this: the tangy zest of freshly squeezed grapefruit juice, skillfully mixed with premium vodka and a hint of orange. Every sip delivers a burst of citrusy goodness that dances on your taste buds, leaving a refreshing and invigorating sensation that’s perfect for those laid-back summer evenings.
Crafted with love and a dash of creativity, this cocktail captures the essence of summer in a glass. Our Grapefruit Martini is not just a drink; it’s an experience that encapsulates the joy of the season. Its vibrant pink hue mirrors the hues of a breathtaking sunset, making it an ideal choice for Instagram-worthy moments that will surely make your followers green with envy.
Whether you’re hosting a relaxed backyard barbecue, a poolside soirée, or simply lounging on your porch, the Grapefruit Martini is your ultimate companion. So, join us in celebrating the beauty of summer with this light and refreshing masterpiece. Raise your glass and toast to the blissful days ahead! Cheers to love, creativity, and the perfect sip of summer! Enjoy!
- 2 oz. fresh grapefruit juice
- 1 oz. fresh lime juice
- 2 oz. deep eddy grapefruit Vodka
- 1 oz. grand marnier or triple sec
- 1 oz. simple syrup
- 1/8 cup granulated sugar
- 1 tsp. grapefruit zest
- In a shaker, add all of the ingredients. Fill the shaker with ice and cover. Shake well. Strain into martini glass.
A Grapefruit Martini is a cocktail made with grapefruit-flavored ingredients, typically including grapefruit juice and often grapefruit-flavored vodka or gin. It’s known for its citrusy and refreshing taste.
A Grapefruit Martini typically falls in the middle of sweet and sour. It has a natural citrus sweetness from the grapefruit juice, but the addition of simple syrup can make it sweeter if desired. You can adjust the sweetness to your preference.
Fresh grapefruit juice is preferred because of its fresh and tangy flavor. Simply squeeze the juice from ripe grapefruits, and use it in your cocktail for a delightful, natural taste.