Bourbon and crisp, sweet Rio Ruby Red Grapefruit are the stars of the show here. Simple syrup offsets the tartness of the grapefruit, while fresh basil leaves add zing and keep the sweetness in check. A refreshing party cocktail or brunch drink!
1 Pittman & Davis Ruby Red Grapefruit
1 ½ oz. bourbon
½ Tbsp. simple syrup
2 basil leaves
1 maraschino cherry, for garnish
In a cocktail shaker, combine bourbon, simple syrup, basil, and 2 tablespoons grapefruit juice. Fill a chilled glass with ice; add 5 ice cubes to shaker and shake well. Strain drink into ice-filled glass. Garnish with a slice of grapefruit and cherry.