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Hot Honey Grapefruit Soda

Amy Traynor
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!
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 drink

Ingredients
  

  • 3 oz freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
  • ¾ oz hot honey syrup (link to recipe below)
  • 4-6 oz sparkling water
  • 3 raspberries (optional)

Instructions
 

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.
Keyword grapefruit, honey, hot honey, soda, sparkling water, summer drinks