Grapefruit Vesper

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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Ingredients

Honey Simple Syrup:

1/2 cup clover honey

Grapefruit Vesper:

2 ounces French aperitif wine, such as Lillet Jean Reserve or Lillet Blanc

2 ounces fresh ruby red grapefruit juice 

1 1/2 ounces grapefruit vodka 

Grapefruit peel, for garnish 

Directions

Special equipment:
Cocktail shaker, martini glass
  1. For the syrup: Combine the honey and 1/2 cup water in a small saucepan over medium heat and stir until combined. Remove and cool.
  2. For the vesper: Combine the aperitif, grapefruit juice, vodka and syrup to taste in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with grapefruit peel.