Honey Ruby Red Grapefruitade

For a deep-blush citrus cooler with a bubbly finish and an adult taste, add honey to red grapefruit juice and top off the mixture with a generous splash of chilled sparkling rose wine.

  • Servings: 8
  • Yield: Makes 7 1/2 cups
Honey Ruby Red Grapefruitade

Source: Martha Stewart Living, June 2008

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 6 cups fresh Ruby Red grapefruit juice, strained (from about 6 grapefruits)
  • 2 cups sparkling rose, chilled (optional)

Directions

  1. Bring honey and water to a boil in a small saucepan, stirring to combine. Remove from heat, and let cool.

  2. Combine juice and honey syrup in a pitcher. (Or cover, and refrigerate for up to 3 days.) Add rose to pitcher. Divide juice among ice-filled glasses.

Cook's Notes

Any honey can be used for this drink, but wildflower honey adds a nuanced flavor that is slightly floral.

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