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Grapefruit Bourbon Cocktail

Grapefruit Bourbon Cocktail

Grapefruit Bourbon Cocktail

  • bourbon
  • top shelf blogger
  • Level: Easy
  • Prep: 10 min
This bourbon cocktail is one even non-bourbon drinkers will enjoy. Mixed with freshly squeezed grapefruit juice and homemade basil syrup, this cocktail is sure to please.


  • Juice from 2 grapefruits
  • 4 sprigs rosemary
  • 3 oz. bourbon
  • Peychaud's Bitters
  • Club soda

Basil Simple Syrup: Combine 1/2 cup sugar and 1/2 cup water in a pan over medium heat. Once combined, add 4 fresh basil leaves and let simmer for 5 minutes. 


  • Lowball glass
  • Ice cube tray

How to Mix

  1. Combine syrup, bourbon, grapefruit juice, and bitters in glass.
  2. Add ice and top off with club soda, stir.
  3. Garnish with rosemary and grapefruit peel.