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Five Grapefruit Vodkas You Should Try Right Now

Posted by Beau Farrell on Oct 25, 2016 10:38:50 AM

Grapefruit VodkaGrapefruit — the softball-sized cousin of an orange that doesn't get nearly as much attention — is loaded with juicy, tart, tangy citrus flavor that borders from sour to semi-sweet. And that, dear friends, is why grapefruit is such a good flavor for premium vodka. Flavored vodkas have become immensely popular, and it helps to know which ones to watch out for. We have a full line of flavored vodkas available at all our locations — plus available with ease online— but these are five grapefruit vodkas you should try right now.

They are vibrant, zesty and inspirational grapefruit vodkas that taste great on their own, but we're also including some tasty cocktail recipes. 

  • Belvedere Pink Grapefruit Vodka
    This premium Polish vodka is described as "soft, sweet, and rich, with a velvety texture and vivid pink grapefruit tartness tempered by hints of warming ginger and lemon peel."

  • Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka
    Texas-made vodka using Texas-grown grapefruit and sweetened with cane sugar. Pure goodness from Austin, Texas.

  • Skyy Infusions Texas Grapefruit Vodka
    This California company uses Texas grapefruits in the 2015 release of this flavored vodka, and so far, it's been a cocktail creator's hit.

  • Shady Fruit Real Ruby Red Grapefruit Vodka
    This surprise hit from Connecticut uses all American ingredients to create an outstanding, and inexpensive flavored vodka.

  • Finlandia Grapefruit Fusion Vodka
    This Finish vodka has been bringing in the gold for its flavored vodka (and the coveted double gold). The Finns know what they are doing.

Grapefruit Vodka Cocktail Recipes

Bitter Grapefruit Shandy

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz. grapefruit vodka
  • .5 oz. lemon juice
  • .5 oz simple syrup

Build in a Collins glass over ice and stir gently. Top with Guinness Blonde. Garnish with a grapefruit slice.

Southbound Greyhound

Ingredients:

  • 1 part grapefruit vodka
  • 2 parts club soda
  • Lime Garnish

Pour ingredients over ice. Enjoy.


Ruby Fizz

Ingredients:

  • Champagne or Prosecco in a champagne flute
  • 1 oz. grapefruit vodka
  • Blueberry or raspberry 

Add grapefruit vodka to champagne flute. Drop a blueberry or raspberry in glass for garnish. Cheers!

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