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Spicy Sweet Grinch Cocktail

A touch of sweet and a little bit spicy...perfectly fitting for "the Grinch".
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Servings: 1
Calories: 272kcal


  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2-4 finely chopped fresh mint leaves, plus more for serving
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • juice from 1/2 lime juice
  • juice from 1/2 of a small grapefruit
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1-2 jalapeño slices
  • ginger beer for topping
  • pomegranate arils, for serving


  • 1. On a shallow plate, combine the sugar and mint. Rim your glass in sugar, then fill with ice.
    2. Combine the vodka, lime juice, grapefruit juice, honey, and jalapeños in a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice and shake until combined, about 1 minute. Strain into your prepared glass. Top with ginger beer and garnish as desired. Enjoy!


Calories: 272kcal