A twist on the classic pina colada using fresh grapefruit instead of pineapple and a touch of vanilla simple syrup. Equally as delicious and refreshing as the original!
cocktails, coconut, drinks, grapefruit, rum, summer
Servings: 2 cocktails
fresh grapefruit juice
juice from about 2 grapefruits
Sonoma Syrup Co. Vanilla-Almond Simple Syrup OR 1 ½ ounces vanilla simple syrup
recipe below and ½ ounce orgeat
Wheel of grapefruit to garnish
Combine all ingredients (except garnish) in a cocktail shaker filled halfway with ice. Shake vigorously for about 30 seconds, then pour into two rocks glasses. Garnish with grapefruit wheel and enjoy!
To make the Vanilla Simple Syrup: Combine one cup water, one cup sugar and the seeds from one vanilla bean in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce to a simmer and stir until sugar dissolves completely. Remove from heat and let cool before using.