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Grapefruit Rosemary Margarita

Grapefruit Rosemary Margarita

I’ve got a special drink for you, the Grapefruit Rosemary Margarita. It’s a fantastic twist on your classic margarita, mixing the tangy punch of grapefruit with the earthy kick of rosemary. This drink is not just a cocktail; it’s a refreshing experience that dances on your taste buds. Perfect for anyone looking to try something new and exciting. Trust me, you’re going to love it.

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Tasting Notes

This margarita is a journey of flavors. The subtle, woodsy notes of rosemary come after the sharp, sunny taste of grapefruit. It’s sweet, but not too sweet, with a little salt edge that makes everything pop. The best part? That fresh, citrusy aroma that makes you feel like you’re in a sunny orchard.

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Grapefruit Rosemary Margarita

Grapefruit Rosemary Margarita

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Grapefruit, Grapefruit Rosemary, Margarita, Rosemary
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Refresh your senses with Grapefruit Rosemary Margarita, a blend of tart grapefruit and fragrant rosemary for those who appreciate a herbal twist.


  • 2 oz tequila
  • 1 oz orange liqueur
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • 1/2 oz rosemary simple syrup
  • 1 oz fresh grapefruit juice
  • Salt for the rim
  • Grapefruit slice and rosemary sprig for garnish


  • Salt the rim of your glass.
  • In the shaker, muddle a sprig of rosemary.
  • Add tequila, orange liqueur, grapefruit juice, lime juice, rosemary syrup, and ice to the shaker.
  • Shake it up until it's well mixed and chilled.
  • Strain into your prepared glass.
  • Garnish with a grapefruit slice and a sprig of rosemary.
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Equipment and Glassware

To make this amazing drink, you’ll need a shaker, a strainer, and a muddler. For glassware, a chilled margarita glass or a rocks glass works best. These tools help mix everything perfectly and get that professional touch right at home.

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Pro Tips

  • Use fresh juice! It makes a big difference in flavor.
  • For an extra touch, lightly char the rosemary sprig for the garnish. It adds a smoky aroma.
  • If the drink is too tart or too sweet for you, adjust the amount of simple syrup or lime juice.

When to Serve

This drink is perfect for sunny afternoons, brunches, or any time you want to add a special touch to your gathering. It’s a crowd-pleaser at parties and a refreshing choice for relaxing by yourself.

Which Liquor Brands to Choose

For this margarita, a mid-range blanco tequila works great. Brands like Espolòn, Don Julio, or Patrón give you that clean, crisp taste that pairs well with the grapefruit and rosemary.

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The margarita has many tales about its origin, but one thing is sure: it’s a timeless classic. Adding grapefruit and rosemary is a modern twist that plays on the margarita’s versatile nature, bringing new fans to this beloved cocktail.

There you have it! The Grapefruit Rosemary Margarita is not just a drink; it’s an experience. Give it a try, and let the flavors whisk you away.

Grapefruit Rosemary Margarita
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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