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Strawberry Grapefruit Vodka

When summer rolls around, everyone’s looking for that perfect refreshing drink to cool down and relax with. That’s why the Strawberry Grapefruit Vodka Cocktail is a favorite of mine to mix. It blends the sweet taste of strawberries with the tangy punch of fresh grapefruit juice, topped off with a smooth vodka finish. It’s straightforward, fresh, and always a hit at gatherings or a quiet evening by the pool. Try whipping up this simple yet delicious cocktail next time you’re in the mood for something special.

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Strawberry Grapefruit Vodka

Strawberry Grapefruit Vodka

Prep Time: 5 minutes
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Grapefruit Vodka Cocktails, Strawberry
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Enjoy a fresh Strawberry Grapefruit Vodka Cocktail today! Perfect for any occasion.


  • 1/2 cup fresh strawberries hulled and halved
  • 1/2 cup fresh grapefruit juice about 1 large grapefruit
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 1 tablespoon simple syrup or to taste
  • Grapefruit slices and strawberries for garnish
  • Fresh mint leaves optional


  • Prepare the Fruit Juice:
  • Squeeze fresh juice from a grapefruit until you have about 1/2 cup.
  • Muddle the Strawberries:
  • In a cocktail shaker, muddle the strawberries with the simple syrup to release their juice and flavor.
  • Mix the Cocktail:
  • Add the freshly squeezed grapefruit juice, vodka, and a handful of ice cubes to the shaker.
  • Shake vigorously for about 15 seconds to combine all the flavors.
  • Strain and Serve:
  • Strain the mixture into a chilled glass filled with ice. This helps remove the strawberry pulp and seeds, leaving a smooth drink.
  • Garnish and Enjoy:
  • Garnish with a slice of grapefruit, a strawberry, and a sprig of mint if you like.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy your fresh, vibrant cocktail.
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Strawberry Grapefruit Vodka
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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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