Peppermint Sour

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  • Total Time: 0 hrs 15 mins
  • Hands-on Time: 0 hrs 10 mins
  • Makes: 1 servings

Want to really mix things up? This peppermint twist on the traditional Gin Sour cocktail combines complementary flavors of peppermint and grapefruit for a fresh take on a turn-of-the-century favorite. The resulting combination will conjure memories of both ripe winter grapefruits and summery mint for a party drink that’s the best of both seasons – sweet and sour.



    1. To make peppermint tea syrup, combine sugar and water on stovetop and bring just to a boil. Add the peppermint tea and steep for 20 minutes. Strain and refrigerate.

    2. To make the Sour, combine grapefruit juice, lemon juice, peppermint tea syrup, and gin. Shake well with ice, strain, and serve.

    * For a non-alcoholic option, forgo the gin and instead top with soda water.

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