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Rum and Grapefruit Spritzers

Rum and Grapefruit Spritzers
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  • kosher salt
  • grapefruit wedge
  • 2 cups fresh pink grapefruit juice
  • 1 cup ginger ale or ginger beer
  • 3/4 cup light rum
  • candied ginger slices, for garnish


  1. Place 1 tablespoon salt on a small plate. Rub the rims of 4 glasses with the grapefruit wedge, then dip the rims in the salt to coat.
  2. In a large pitcher, combine the grapefruit juice, ginger ale, and rum. Serve over ice in the prepared glasses; garnish each with a ginger slice.
By December, 2011

Quick Tip

Ginger Ale
Ginger ale and ginger beer are both carbonated so will give the spritzer its fizz. Choose ginger beer if you would like a stronger ginger flavor.

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