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Mental Boost Grapefruit Sage Gimlet

by Alix Traeger and Karlee Rotoly

Under 30 min

Under 30 min

Ingredients

for 1 serving

  • ½ cup cold water (120 mL)
  • ½ cup sugar (100 g)
  • ½ cup fresh sage leaf (15 g), roughly chopped, plus whole leaves for garnish
  • 2 oz gin (60 mL)
  • 1 ½ oz grapefruit juice (45 g)

Nutrition Info

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    Calories 421
    Fat 0g
    Carbs 74g
    Fiber 0g
    Sugar 73g
    Protein 1g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

Preparation

  1. Make the sage simple syrup: In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the water, sugar, and chopped sage leaves. Bring to a low boil, then reduce the heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes, until the sugar is fully dissolved and the sage is fragrant. Remove from the heat and let cool for 5-10 minutes. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve. Store remaining sage syrup in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.
  2. In a cocktail shaker filled halfway with ice, combine the gin, grapefruit juice, and 1 tablespoon of sage simple syrup. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Strain into a coupe glass.
  3. Garnish with sage leaves.
  4. Enjoy!