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Ruby red grapefruit cocktail with rosemary simple syrup

Ruby Red Grapefruit Cocktail Recipe

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Course cocktails
Servings 6 servings
Calories 239
Author Lindsay Viker


rosemary simple syrup

  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 sprigs rosemary


  • 2 cups ruby red grapefruit juice
  • 5 oz vodka
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • lemon lime soda
  • ice


  • To make rosemary syrup, bring water and ¾ cup sugar to boil in medium saucepan. Remove saucepan from stove; add rosemary sprigs. Let pan sit until syrup has cooled, about 5 minutes then remove rosemary sprigs.
  • Pour rosemary syrup, grapefruit juice, and vodka into cocktail shaker with ice and shake well.
  • Wet rims of drink glasses and dip glasses in remaining sugar.
  • Divide cocktail into glasses and top with lemon-lime soda. Garnish with rosemary and serve


It’s okay to purchase prepackaged grapefruit juice form the store – especially if you’re short on time!


Calories: 239kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 0.1g | Fat: 0.2g | Saturated Fat: 0.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.03g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.03g | Sodium: 31mg | Potassium: 22mg | Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 47g