Rio Grande Gimlet

Category: 
Beverages

Makes 1 cocktail.

Super easy

Rio Grande Gimlet

Ingredients

For 1 Serving(s)

Syrup

  • 3/4 cups fresh-squeezed ruby red grapefruit juice, strained of pulp and seeds
  • 1/4 cups fresh lime juice
  • 1 cups sugar
  • 1 makrut lime leaf (optional)
  • 1 large ruby red grapefruit's zest

Recipe

  • ounces Genuis Gin
  • 5 ounces ruby red grapefruit cordial

Rio Grande Gimlet Directions

  1. For the ruby red grapefruit cordial:
  2. In a saucepan, combine the grapefruit juice, lime juice, sugar and makrut lime leaf (if using) and gently bring to a boil- stirring occasionally.
  3. When the syrup just starts to boil, add the zest and remove from heat.
  4. When the syrup has cooled to room temperature, strain out the solids, bottle and store in the refrigerator for several weeks.
  5. For the cocktail:
  6. Combine the gin and grapefruit cordial in a cocktail shaker with ice. 
  7. Shake until ice cold and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. 
  8. Garnish with a thin, quartered slice of ruby red grapefruit or lime leaf.

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