Blinker

Difford's Guide

Ingredients

Barware

Coupe
Measuring jigger
Shaker
Strainer
Fine sieve

Nutrition

161 Calories

Styles & Flavours

Bartender

Blinker image

Serve in

Coupe

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

2 fl oz Bourbon whiskey
14 fl oz Giffard Grenadine Syrup
1 fl oz Freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice
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Comment:

Back in the 1930s David Embury wrote of this drink, "One of a few cocktails using grapefruit juice. Not particularly good but not too bad." How times have changed! Achieving the right level of dilution and aeration from your shake is crucial to this drink's success.

Origin:

First published in Patrick Gavin Duffy’s 1934 The Official Mixer’s Manual.

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