Grapefruit Juice Rum Recipes

In summertime, when even the smallest bit of exertion can cause you to break into a sweat, nothing is more refreshing than a glass of ice-cold grapefruit juice rum. This rejuvenating drink will not only quench your thirst, but will also revitalise your body within seconds. Low in calories and high in fiber, grapefruit is filled with vitamin A and C. It also helps lower cholesterol levels in the body. There are a number of ways to prepare an exotic grapefruit juice rum drink, but all of them are very simple and easy. Furthermore, the ingredients used in these recipes can easily be found at any local grocery shop.

Simply scroll down and pick the recipe of your choice and you are good to go.

Instructions

  • 1

    Grapefruit Juice Rum Recipe I

    Preparation time: 5 min
    Cook time: Nil
    Total time: 5 minutes
    Yield: 2 servings

    Ingredients:
    Mint: 4 sprigs
    Superfine sugar: 1 tablespoon or to taste
    Fresh grapefruit juice: 2/3 cup
    Fresh lemon juice or lime juice: 1 1/2 tablespoons or to taste
    Light rum: 3 ounces or to taste
    Angostura bitters: To taste
    Chilled club soda or seltzer water: As required

    Put the sugar and mint springs in the cocktail shaker and crush them with the back of a spoon until the mint and sugar and thoroughly combined.  Now, add the grapefruit juice, lemon/lime juice, rum, and ice cubes to the cocktail shaker, screw on its lid, and shake for half a minute. Then, strain the mixture and pour it into cocktail glasses filled with ice cubes. Top your drink with club soda and a few splashes of Angostura bitters, and serve chilled.

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    Grapefruit Juice Rum
  • 2

    Grapefruit Juice Rum Recipe II

    Preparation time: 10 min
    Infusion time: 1 to 2 weeks
    Total time: 2 weeks
    Yield: 750 ml of drink

    Ingredients:
    White rum: 750 ml
    Pink grapefruit: 1 large size

    Peel and slice the grapefruit using a sharp knife. Remove the pith and peel, and transfer the grapefruit slices to an infusion jar. Add rum to the jar, seal it, and let it infuse in a dark and cool place for around two weeks. After this time period has elapsed, run the mixture through a strainer, to separate the liquid and the solids. Discard the solids, and store the liquid in a clean bottle with a cap.

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    Grapefruit Juice
  • 3

    Grapefruit Juice Rum Recipe III

    Prep time: 5 min
    Cook time: Nil
    Total time: 5 min
    Yield: 1 serving

    Ingredients:
    Dark Rum: 1 oz
    1 half of a Grapefruit

    Fill 3/4th of a rocks glass with ice cubes and pour the rum into it. Cut a grapefruit into half with a sharp knife, and squeeze the juice of one half over the ice cubes and rum. Gently stir with a spoon to mix. Garnish the drink with a lime wedge or mint sprigs, and serve.

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    Grapefruit Juice Rum

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