Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Skinny Grapefruit G and T

All photos by Jenn

Is it just me or have grapefruit - flavored spirits completely taken over everything?  I've been seeing grapefruit flavored vodkas, rums and mixers all over the place and, let me tell you, I'm completely on board!  I LOOOOVE grapefruit and although it's not a summer seasonal fruit it's a delightfully refreshing addition to your summer cocktail.

This skinny cocktail has been my "go-to" all summer long!  I make it with gin but it is equally delicious with vodka.

Skinny Grapefruit G & T
makes 1 cocktail

1 shot (1.5 ounces) gin
2 shots (3 ounces) light grapefruit juice or freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
diet tonic water
fresh mint leaves
lime wedges
ice

Place gin and grapefruit juice in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake vigorously.
Pour gin and grapefruit mix into glass with ice and top with diet tonic water.  Stir and top with fresh mint and a squeeze of lime.


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