Rosemary Grapefruit Holiday Cocktail Recipe

Rosemary Grapefruit Holiday Cocktail Recipe

It’s a little-known fact that grapefruit reaches its peak maturity during the holiday season – most grapefruit harvests begin in December, and this is typically when grapefruits are at their freshest. So what better way to ring in the December holidays by mixing up a sweet and savory grapefruit rosemary cocktail? Today we’ve brought you a recipe that will have the guests at your holiday party never wanting to leave.

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Serves: 1 | Time: 1 hour 5 minutes



  • 2 cups of water
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 6 sprigs of rosemary
  • 2 ounces of vodka
  • 4 ounces of grapefruit juice



  1. In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, dissolve the sugar into the water for about 5 minutes. Do not let the mixture boil, or crystals will form.
  2. In a heat safe container, pour the warm sugar water mixture over the rosemary sprigs, and let it steep for at least 1 hour.
  3. In a tall glass filled with ice, combine the vodka, 1/2 ounce of the rosemary simple syrup, and the grapefruit juice.
  4. Garnish with a rosemary sprig and serve.

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