Grapefruit Vesper

TOTAL TIME: 20 min
Prep: 10 min
Inactive Prep: 5 min
Cook: 5 min
 
YIELD: 1 serving
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

HONEY SIMPLE SYRUP:
  • 1/2 cup clover honey
      GRAPEFRUIT VESPER:
      • 2 ounces French aperitif wine, such as Lillet Jean Reserve or Lillet Blanc
      • 2 ounces fresh ruby red grapefruit juice
      • 1 1/2 ounces grapefruit vodka
      • Grapefruit peel, for garnish
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      Directions

      Special equipment: Cocktail shaker, martini glass

      For the syrup: Combine the honey and 1/2 cup water in a small saucepan over medium heat and stir until combined. Remove and cool.

      For the vesper: Combine the aperitif, grapefruit juice, vodka and syrup to taste in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with grapefruit peel.
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