10 Fresh and Fruity Grapefruit Cocktails
Perfect for summertime sipping by the pool or a relaxing evening at home, there's nothing quite like a fresh, fruity, flavorful cocktail made with grapefruit juice. From tried-and-true classics (try this old-fashioned Salty Dog or this refreshing Sea Breeze) to new favorites everyone's sure to love (this restaurant-worthy Smoky Irish Wolfhound is wonderfully complex, while this classy Earl Greyhound starts with a tea bag), these grapefruit cocktails will make every day feel like a vacation.
The Brunch Box
You only need three ingredients to make this mixologist-approved cocktail: Montenegro amaro liqueur, freshly squeezed grapefruit juice, and a large beer.
Smoky Irish Wolfhound
"Based off an Irish Wolfhound cocktail I had at a local restaurant, I decided to create my own with a unique twist — smoke," says recipe creator France C. "The hint of smoky flavor is just enough to balance out the sweet and spicy ginger beer and tang from the grapefruit juice."
Lauren's Grapefruit Margaritas
Grilled Grapefruit Paloma Cocktail
Salty Dog Cocktail
This easy-to-make cocktail is a classic for a reason: Grapefruit juice and vodka are pretty much the perfect pair. Don't forget to rim the glass with salt and garnish with a grapefruit wedge!
Hemingway Daiquiri Cocktail
This fruity cocktail (made with grapefruit juice, lime juice, maraschino liqueur, and rum) is inspired by the legendary writer Ernest Hemingway, who famously lived in Key West.
Ruby Red Grapefruit Martini
If you're looking for the perfect poolside sipper, you've found it in this classic fruity cocktail. Add a little squeeze of fresh pineapple juice for a burst of tropical flavor.