Grapefruit Julep

The sophisticated pucker of grapefruit adds a new dimension to the classic southern cocktail.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 5 min
  • Servings 1

Ice cubes
1/4
cup fresh mint leaves
1/4
cup white rum (2 oz)
3
tablespoons grapefruit juice
1
teaspoon sugar
1/3
to 1/2 cup club soda
Fresh mint sprigs

  • 1 Add ice to cocktail glass. In bottom of cocktail shaker, muddle mint leaves. Add ice, rum, grapefruit juice and sugar; shake until blended. Pour into glass, straining out ice and mint. Garnish with mint sprigs.

Expert Tips

Use white or pink grapefruit juice.

Seltzer, sparkling or carbonated water can be substituted for the club soda.