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Grapefruit-Ginger Bourbon Sour

Oxmoor House
Hands-on time 5 mins
Total time 1 hr, 8 mins
Yield 6 servings
Put a new twist on this favorite mixed drink by using grapefruit and ginger in a homemade sour mix.


  • 1 cup superfine sugar
  • 1 (3-inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 3/4 cups fresh grapefruit juice (about 2 grapefruit)
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice (about 3 large)
  • 2 cups bourbon

How to Make It

  1. Stir together 1 cup water, sugar, and ginger in a 2-cup glass measuring cup. Microwave at HIGH 3 minutes or until boiling. Stir until sugar dissolves; let cool completely (about 1 hour).

  2. Remove and discard ginger from syurp. Stir together syrup and juices.

  3. Fill 6 double old-fashioned glasses with crushed ice. Add 1/2 cup juice mixture and 1/3 cup bourbon to each glass; stir. Serve immediately.

2012 Christmas with Southern Living