Summer Cocktail Series: Grapefruit Gin and Tonic

Grapefruit Gin and Tonic


Only one week left of Gin and Tonic July. Give this glorious month the finale it deserves with a batch or two of mouth watering Grapefruit G&Ts. Everything you need to make and serve this delicious concoction is in the recipe below. Give it a try this weekend, then thank us later.

Grapefruit Gin and Tonic

Tools Needed

Ingredients (Serves 2)

Grapefruit Gin and Tonic Tools and ingredients

Preparation Instructions

1.) Fill your cocktail shaker about two-thirds full with ice.

Filling Shaker with ice

2.) Add the gin, grapefruit juice, lime juice, bitters, and cilantro (optional), then shake for 10-15 seconds.

Juicing the lime

ingredients in shaker


3.) Strain into your old fashioned glasses, each with 1-2 large ice cubes.

Straining into glasses

4.) Top with the tonic water, then give them a quick stir.

Topping with Tonic Water

5.) Garnish each glass with a cilantro sprig or cucumber wheel, and enjoy!

Finished Grapefruit G&Ts

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Caleb Houseknecht

I’m the Social Media Organizer and Content Writer at KegWorks. When I’m not blogging about beer, cocktails, and spirits, I’m usually reading, watching movies, playing music, or spending time with family.


  • joel March 6, 2017 @ 10:10pm

    if you really put 6 oz of tonic it will never fit in a old-fashioned glass

    • joel March 6, 2017 @ 10:12pm

      ha ok it’s for two drinks!! sorry my bad

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