Grapefruit-Bourbon Cocktail

Welcome to this month’s Let’s Lunch fruit fiesta! It’s still slim pickings here in New England as far as seasonal fruit goes, so I thought I’d share one of my favorite cocktails with the last of the winter citrus.  Grapefruit may be a winter fruit, but this cocktail is pleasantly summery to counteract all the gray weather we’ve had lately.  And any good fiesta needs a drink, right?

Grapefruit-Bourbon Cocktail

1 1/2 ounces bourbon
3 ounces fresh pink grapefruit juice
1/4 ounce simple syrup
3 mint leaves
Mint sprig to garnish

Combine first four ingredients in a shaker and shake with ice.  Strain into a rocks glass with ice and garnish with mint sprig.  Enjoy!

Still hungry?  (Or thirsty?)  Check out the other offerings on Twitter, hashtag #LetsLunch, or below:

Rejuvenating Balinese Green Apple Salad at Spicebox Travels.

Cantaloupe Pie at Tea and Scones.

Mango Refrigerator Cake at Asian in America.

Sticky Pears at Monday Morning Cooking Club.

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  1. Thanks for sharing this awesome fruit cocktail! Love it. And thanks for starting the round up here. It was fun doing #LetsLunch with you. Cheers!

  2. Looks divine! Someone can make this for me for Mother’s Day.

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