• Grilled Grapefruit Buck Cocktail
 
  • Grilled Grapefruit Buck Cocktail
 

Grilled Grapefruit Buck Cocktail

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  • Difficulty1/5
  • Prep time10 mins
  • Cook time10 mins
  • Serves4 - 6
  • HardwoodCherry

This brunch-worthy cocktail is calling your name this weekend. Sugar-coated grapefruit is grilled on the Traeger till slightly caramelized then squeezed into a mix of fresh lemon juice, ginger beer, Traeger Smoked Simple Syrup and vodka.

Ingredients

  • 12 oz Vodka
  • 16 oz Grapefruit Juice from grilled grapefruit (about 4 grapefruits)
  • 1.5 OZ freshly squeezed Lemon Juice (1 lemon)
  • 3 oz Traeger smoked Simple Syrup
  • 12 oz ginger beer
  • 2 grapefruits sliced into 1/2-inch rounds, for garnish
  • 8 sprigs mint
  • 1/2 cup turbinado sugar
  • 12 oz Vodka
  • 16 oz Grapefruit Juice from grilled grapefruit (about 4 grapefruits)
  • 1.5 OZ freshly squeezed Lemon Juice (1 lemon)
  • 3 oz Traeger smoked Simple Syrup
  • 12 oz ginger beer
  • 2 grapefruits sliced into 1/2-inch rounds, for garnish
  • 8 sprigs mint
  • 1/2 cup turbinado sugar

Preparation

When ready to cook, start the Traeger according to grill instructions. Set the temperature to 450 degrees F (500 degrees F if using a WiFIRE-enabled grill) and preheat, lid closed, for 10 to 15 minutes.

Coat sliced grapefruit on both sides with turbinado sugar and place on preheated grill. Grill for 3 minutes per side or until you get some grill marks.

Add vodka, grapefruit juice, lemon juice, Traeger Smoked Simple Syrup and 1 sprig of mint leaves to a pitcher and stir vigorously with a cocktail spoon.

Add a handful of ice and stir vigorously for 30 seconds.

Pour into to 6 rocks glasses filled with ice and top with ginger beer.

Garnish with a grilled grapefruit slice and a mint sprig. Enjoy!

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  • Difficulty1/5
  • Prep time10 mins
  • Cook time10 mins
  • Serves4 - 6
  • HardwoodCherry