Grapefruit Spike Recipe

Grapefruit Spike
Difficulty: Easy | Total Time: | Active Time: | Makes: 8 drinks

Bloody Marys can be hard to stomach after a rough night out; sparkling wine is more manageable for some. This bubbly concoction combines grapefruit juice, orange liqueur, and sparkling wine for a lighter take on a morning cocktail.

This recipe was featured in our New Year’s Day Brunch story.

  • 2 cups pink grapefruit juice
  • 8 ounces orange liqueur, such as Grand Marnier or Cointreau
  • 1 (750-milliliter) bottle chilled sparkling wine
  1. Combine grapefruit juice and orange liqueur in a tall pitcher, and stir. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. To make the cocktail, add 3 ounces of the grapefruit mixture to each of 8 champagne glasses.
  3. Divide sparkling wine evenly among the glasses. Serve.