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A grapefruit gimlet garnished with a slice of grapefruit.

Grapefruit Gimlet

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  • Author: Ali
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cocktail 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


This Grapefruit Gimlet is a simple, 4 ingredient cocktail that can be made year round. It is a fruity variation of a classic gin gimlet, but can be made with either gin or vodka.


  • 1 oz grapefruit juice*
  • 1 oz gin or vodka**
  • ½ oz lime juice
  • ½ oz simple syrup



  • *Grapefruit Juice: If you are using freshly squeezed grapefruit juice, you may need to add in an extra ½ oz of simple syrup to balance out the tartness of the fresh juice. 
  • **Gin or Vodka: For a stronger drink, use up to 2 oz of alcohol.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Category: Cocktail Recipes
  • Method: Shaken
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 cocktail
  • Calories: 116
  • Sugar: 12g
  • Sodium: 1mg
  • Fat: 0g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 13.5g
  • Fiber: 0.1g
  • Protein: 0.3g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg