Recipe courtesy of Michael Chiarello

Hemingway Cocktail

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings


Simple Syrup:


  1. Juice the grapefruits and divide the juice among 4 glasses. Add 1 1/2 ounces of vodka to each glass. Add desired amount of simple syrup to sweeten the drink. Stir well.
  2. Dip the grapefruit slices in sugar, to coat. Place 1 sugar dipped grapefruit slice on the rim of each glass.

Simple Syrup:

  1. Combine the water and sugar in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring the water just to a boil and boil until the sugar dissolves, but the mixture does not get any color. Remove from the heat and let cool. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.