Hot Honey Grapefruit Soda
This sweet and spicy homemade grapefruit soda is the perfect refreshment for a hot summer day. Add a splash of your favorite agave spirit for a spicy twist on the Paloma!
- 3 oz freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
- ¾ oz hot honey syrup (link to recipe below)
- 4-6 oz sparkling water
- 3 raspberries (optional)
If using raspberries:
Muddle raspberries in a cocktail shaker or mason jar with a screw-on lid. Add the grapefruit juice and hot honey and fill the shaker 3/4 with ice.
Shake until chilled, about 10 seconds. Fine strain the liquid into a highball glass filled with ice.
Top with chilled sparkling water and stir gently.
Garnish with a grapefruit slice, raspberry, and sprig of mint.
If omitting the raspberries:
Fill a highball glass with ice. Pour the grapefruit juice and hot honey syrup over the ice.
Stir several times to chill. Top with chilled sparkling water and stir again gently just to combine.
Garnish with a grapefruit slice and a sprig of mint.