It truly is the season for fresh citrus cocktails, so we are bringing you yet another bunch of  brand new and exciting cocktail recipes.

Absolut Grapefruit is the latest in a long line of citrus flavours, coming in a frosted bottle and is part of Absolut’s long-standing heritage of creating high-quality products with natural flavours and no added sugars.

And the best way to enjoy it is as a refreshing Grapefruit and Tonic –  served over ice, with a slice of real grapefruit and tonic, creating a fun and fruity twist on the classic. Say hello to the new G&TGrapefruit and Tonic.

Keen to create your own #BeAbsolut creations? Have a crack at the recipes below.

 

 

Smashing Fizz

Ingredients

45ml Absolut Grapefruit

30ml Mint Syrup

3 Wedges Lemon

Soda Water

1 Sprig Mint Leaf

How to mix

Prepare mint syrup by infusing leftover mint leaves in Simple Syrup then strain.

Muddle lemon wedges in mint syrup and add Absolut Grapefruit. Add ice, shake and pour into an ice-filled highball glass. Top up with soda water and garnish with a mint sprig.

 

Grapefruit Drop

Ingredients

30ml Absolut Grapefruit

20ml Lime Juice

10ml Triple Sec

10ml Simple Syrup

1 Peel Grapefruit

How to mix

Pour all ingredients into a shaker. Add ice cubes and shake. Strain and pour into a cocktail glass. Garnish with Grapefruit peel (and sugar rim optional).

 

Rose Kennedy Cocktail

Ingredients
30ml Absolut Grapefruit

30ml Soda Water

1 splash Cranberry Juice

1 Wedge Lemon

How to mix

Fill a rocks glass with ice. Pour vodka, soda water and add a splash of cranberry juice. Garnish with lemon wedge.

 

The Swedish Polama

Ingredients

45ml Absolut Grapefruit

45ml Ruby Grapefruit Juice

10ml Lime Juice

Soda Water

1 Wedge Grapefruit

How to mix

Fill a shaker with ice cubes. Add Absolut Grapefruit, ruby grapefruit juice and lime juice. Shake and strain into a highball glass. Top up with soda water. Garnish with a grapefruit wedge and a sugar rim.

 

The Greyhound

Ingredients

 45ml Absolut Grapefruit

90ml Grapefruit Juice

1 Twist Grapefruit Zest

How to mix

Fill a highball glass with ice cubes. Add all ingredients. Garnish with a twisted grapefruit zest.

 

Grapefruit Drop Shot

Ingredients

30ml Absolut Grapefruit

10ml Absolut Vodka

20ml Lemon Juice

10ml Simple Syrup

1 Wedge Pink Grapefruit

How to mix

Fill a shaker with ice cubes. Add all ingredients. Shake and strain into a shot glass. Garnish with a pink grapefruit wedge.

 

For more inspiration on a range of exciting cocktails including Easy Breeze, Yin & Yang go to www.absolut.comAbsolut Grapefruit is available at all good retailers and bars nationwide.

Other flavours in the Absolut citrus range include Absolut Lime, Absolut Mandarin, Absolut Citron, Absolut Kurant and Absolut Raspberri.

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