This article was published on June 14th, 2013
As spring comes to a close next week and the dog days of summer begin, evening cocktails become part of the normal routine. Simple, easy-to-make, and packed full of refreshing flavour, the Grapefruit Rickey is a summer staple. You can feel less guilt on your summer diet with this cocktail because it’s not packed with sugar calories.
- 1.5 oz Vodka
- 1 oz Grapefruit Juice
- ½ oz Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice
- ½ oz St. Germaine
Pour all ingredients into a martini shaker half full of ice. Shake for 20 seconds, until the shaker begins to frost. Pour into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a slice of fresh grapefruit. For an additional grapefruit punch, add a few drops of grapefruit bitters.