Grapefruit Gin and Tonic Recipe for Easy Entertaining
Give your basic gin a tonic a summer makeover with the addition of fresh mint, colorful pink grapefruit and sweet elderflower liqueur.
- fresh mint leaves
- 1 1/2 cups pink grapefruit juice
- 2 1/2 cups gin
- 1 1/2 cups elderflower liqueur
- 4-5 cups tonic water
Tear and gently muddle mint leaves to fill bottom of pitcher, leaving a few mint sprigs for garnish.
Squeeze and strain grapefruits until you have 1 1/2 cups fresh grapefruit juice. Add to pitcher.
Add Grapefruit Slices
Mix in several grapefruit slices for added color and texture (optional).
Add Gin + Elderflower Liqueur
Pour gin and elderflower liqueur over grapefruit slices.
Add Tonic Water
Top with tonic water and stir.
Add Ice + Garnish
When ready to serve, fill each glass with ice. Pour over ice and garnish with sliced grapefruit and a sprig of fresh mint.