Tequila Grapefruit Martini

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 2 to 4 servings
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8 ounces silver tequila, such as Herradura

4 ounces pink grapefruit juice, plus more for the rims

2 ounces dry vermouth 

10 dashes grapefruit bitters 

1 tiny splash fresh orange juice 

Sanding sugar, for the rims

Candied grapefruit rind, for garnish 


  1. Combine the tequila, grapefruit juice, vermouth, bitters and orange juice in a cocktail shaker. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well.
  2. Dip the rims of martini or coupe glasses in grapefruit juice and then in sanding sugar. Strain the cocktail into the glasses and garnish with candied grapefruit rind. Serve immediately.