Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Crabbie's & Grapefruit


Brunch fans take note - there's a new breakfast cocktail in town and there's nary a drop of prosecco in sight!  Let me introduce you to Crabbie's & Grapefruit - my new favorite day-time tipple. 

This cocktail was inspired by a recipe for Grapefruit Ginger Crème Brulee, a dessert I would never have the patience to make myself.  Instead, I modified the flavors for imbibing purposes (as I generally do here at Gastronomista.com), and voilà, a drink was born.  The ginger and grapefruit get along beautifully in this cocktail – it’s a simple yet gorgeous drink that can be served as an aperitif, with brunch, or to toast a special occasion. 



It's incredibly easy to make - one part Crabbie's Original Alcoholic Ginger Beer and two parts Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice.  It is great to serve in a gorgeous wine glass, or batch in a pitcher for a group of friends.  I recommend chilling your ginger beer prior to serving, this cocktail is best served very cold to make it that much more refreshing.

I hope you enjoy this cocktail as much as I do!


Crabbie’s and Grapefruit
Created by Gastronomista

1-1/2 oz Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice (or Fresh Squeezed if Grapefruits are in season)
3 oz Crabbie’s Original Ginger Beer

Build in a white wine glass and garnish with a wedge of fresh grapefruit

Cheers!

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