Pour into a chilled coupe glass. If you’ve been reading ACT for a bit, you know I’m a fan of mixed drinks. Gorgeous looking cocktail! I’m also a huge fan of anything with citrus! Combine the gin, grapefruit juice and St. Germain in a cocktail shaker with a few cubes of ice, and shake for 10 seconds to combine. Add ice and shake for 10 to 15 seconds. You can pour through a stainer to catch any remaining juice pulb or seeds, if needed. Garnish with grapefruit slice and a sprig of fresh rosemary if desired. If you enjoyed this cocktail, I would love for you to give it a 5 star rating! Combine the gin, grapefruit juice and elderflower liqueur in a cocktail shaker. Perhaps slightly less commonly known is the additional element of chamomile. This Grapefruit and Gin cocktail is the perfect balance of sweet and tart. Ruby red grapefruit juice and elderflower liqueur flavor this classic sour cocktail that you’ll be sipping all winter long! Combine the grapefruit juice, elderflower liqueur, and gin in a cocktail shaker. Required fields are marked *. Strain over ice into a rocks glass and garnish with a grapefruit slice and rosemary sprigs if desired. Ganish the glass with some grapefruit peel … It’s slightly bitter flavor balances the sweetness of simple syrup and most liqueurs… and it’s such a pretty color! Strain over ice into a rocks glass and garnish with a grapefruit slice and … Thank you so much Valentina – I love rosemary and the aroma is just right! So it’s no surprise that grapefruit cocktails like this Moscow Mule with Ruby Red Vodka or this Cosmopolitan are on frequent rotation here at ACT. I thought adding a sweetener would work, and St. Germain (an elderflower liqueur) was a perfect choice. At A Communal Table, you’ll find simple, delicious recipes from all over the world, made from common ingredients. Although I love a Greyhound cocktail (a combo of gin and grapefruit juice) I wanted something a little smoother. Elderflower and gin are two popular flavours well-known to be a delicious pairing in cocktails, from the sparkling delight that is the Elderflower & Prosecco Gin Spritz to the refreshingly fruity summer sip that is the English Garden apple, gin and elderflower drink. Although I love a good London Dry gin, I thought it was too strong for in this drink. SALUD, BONJOUR AND CIAO! One of my favorites, though I always add club soda at the end, Your email address will not be published. Care to know more? This Gin, Grapefruit and Elderflower cocktail strikes the perfect balance between sweet, tart and floral notes. Combine the gin, grapefruit juice and elderflower liqueur in a cocktail shaker. Gin pairs surprisingly well with grapefruit so it really comes down to personal preference. Tender Eye of Round Roast with Herb Infused Oil, The Ginger Rogers|Gin and Ginger Ale Cocktail. Your email address will not be published. Hi, I’m Nancy Buchanan! What time is cocktail hour at your house?! With my step-by-step instructions, tips, and tricks, I invite you to explore the world…one plate at a time! Strain into a cocktail glass filled with an extra ice cube or … This is a beautiful drink, and I love the touch of rosemary! It sounds so delicious too. My choice is Hendrick’s gin – it’s very smooth and doesn’t have that strong juniper flavor. IMO, Pink grapefruit juice is an ideal ingredient for cocktails. Believe it or not, silver tequila also makes a wonderful substitute for gin in this cocktail! Add the gin, grapefuit and lemon juice, elderflower liquor and Prosecco syrup to a shaker filled with ice and seal. If you don’t like gin you could definitely substitute vodka. Always! Cheers, Nancy. It is after all, 5′ oclock somewhere!!! Juicy, ruby red grapefruit juice and elderflower liqueur flavor this variation on the classic sour drink that you’ll be quaffing all winter long! Just about anytime since it’s 5′ o’clock somewhere right?? This cocktail is simple, sweet, sour and smooth… with just a hint of spice! 7 Comments. Add ice and shake vigorously for 10 – 15 seconds.. Strain into ice-filled rocks or old fashioned glass. Shake hard for 20 seconds. Can’t wait to try these, everyone will love them. I just happen to have all of the ingredients on hand. Is it 5 o’clock yet?