Big-Batch Cocktails: Ginger Grapefruit Bourbon Sour

Citrus flavors and bourbon come together to create a summery cocktail.

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Ginger Grapefruit Bourbon Sour

Ginger Grapefruit Bourbon Sour

Photo by: Sam Henderson

Sam Henderson

Ingredients

Serves 10-12

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • (4 inch) piece of ginger, grated
  • 1 1/2 cups lime juice
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 3 1/2 cups grapefruit juice
  • 2 cups bourbon
  • Fresh grapefruit and lime slices for garnish, if desired
Ginger Grapefruit Bourbon Sour

Ginger Grapefruit Bourbon Sour

Photo by: Sam Henderson

Sam Henderson

Preparation

Add the sugar and water to a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat to create a simple syrup, stirring frequently to dissolve sugar completely. Remove from heat and cool slightly before proceeding.

Add cooled simple syrup and remaining liquid ingredients to a large bowl or drink dispenser. Add grated ginger and stir to fully combine.

Ginger Grapefruit Bourbon Sour

Ginger Grapefruit Bourbon Sour

Photo by: Sam Henderson

Sam Henderson

Chill drink before serving. To serve pour chilled drink over ice and garnish with fresh grapefruit and lime.

Ginger Grapefruit Bourbon Sour

Ginger Grapefruit Bourbon Sour

Photo by: Sam Henderson

Sam Henderson

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