Royal Hound

Hawthorne Lane; San Francisco

Hawthorne Lane serves this Champagne-laced version of the Greyhound, traditionally made with vodka and grapefruit juice, in glasses rimmed with minced house-candied grapefruit peel.

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  • Servings: Makes 1 DRINK
KEY: Winter, Cocktail Party, New Year's Eve, Cocktails

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  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped candied grapefruit peel
  • 1 unpeeled red grapefruit wedge, plus 1/4 red grapefruit, peeled and cut into pieces
  • Ice
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 1/2 ounce Cointreau or other triple sec
  • 3 1/2 ounces chilled Champagne

How to make this recipe

  1. Mix the sugar with the candied grapefruit peel. Moisten the outer rim of a martini glass with the grapefruit wedge and coat lightly with the candied-grapefruit sugar.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the grapefruit pieces. Add ice and the vodka and Cointreau and shake well. Strain into the prepared martini glass and top with the Champagne.

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