23 Holiday Cocktail Recipes: One Each Day Keeps the Merry in Play

Grapefruit Cinnamon Smash

December 22: Grapefruit Cinnamon Smash

As the holidays progress, it can be hard to work all of your fruits and veggies into your diet. For today’s holiday cocktail, enjoy some Ruby Red grapefruit in your Grapefruit Cinnamon Smash. Problem solved, in a holiday spirited kind of way. Your conscience can be clear.


1.5 oz Belvedere Vodka
1/4 Ruby Red grapefruit, cut into chunks
2 dashes ground cinnamon
0.75 oz lemon juice
0.75 oz simple syrup
2-3 dashes Angostura bitters


  1. In a mixing glass, muddle the grapefruit chunks with the lemon juice and simple syrup
  2. Add the Belvedere Vodka, ground cinnamon and bitters
  3. Top with ice and shake vigorously for a 15 seconds
  4. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice and garnish with a thin grapefruit slice
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