Celebrate Spring's Arrival with Fresh Grapefruit Juice Cocktails
By FBWorld Team

Now that Spring is near, a good way to celebrate the surprisingly nice weather is with these three cocktails. All the drinks are delicious and a wonderful twist on classic cocktails, allowing the fresh taste of Grapefruit to always shine. Enjoy!

The Marguerite
A modern ode to the classic margarita and old-fashioned, The Marguerite is the ultimate cocktail merger. The rich spicy flavor of the 1800 Reposado, along with the refreshing citrus create an updated twist on this traditional cocktail.

1.5 oz. 1800 Reposado
1 oz. Fresh Squeezed Grapefruit Juice
0.5 oz. Fino Sherry
0.5 oz. Maraschino Liqueur

Shake with ice and strain into an ice-filled Old Fashioned glass. Top with soda water and garnish with a grapefruit twist.

Alameda Aperitif
The classic Aperitif with Hangar 1 Straight, the perfectly balance straight vodka with fresh and slighting floral notes, brings out the true flavors in each of the ingredients of this cocktail.

1 oz. Hangar 1 Straight Vodka
1 oz. Fresh grapefruit juice
1 oz. Unti Rose
1/2 oz. Bianco Vermouth
1 oz. Seltzer Water

Build over ice in wine glass.

Salted Negroni
Cool, refreshing, seaside adaptation of a classic gin cocktail. Grapefruit is a perfect pairing for Boodles Gin, allowing for the botanical and citrus notes of the gin to lead.

1.5 oz. Boodles Gin
0.75 oz. Sweet Vermouth
0.75 oz. Campari
1 oz. Grapefruit Juice
2 oz. Soda Water
Sea Salt

Quickly shake gin, vermouth, bitter liqueur, grapefruit juice and a small pinch of sea salt. Strain in Collins glass over ice and 2 oz soda water. Add another small pinch of sea salt and garnish with long grapefruit peel.

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