Sick of Margaritas? Step Away from the Limes and Try This Instead

Move over, margaritas -- there's a new citrus cocktail in town. Raise a glass to sunny days and balmy nights with this instant summertime favorite. Our simple syrup can be kept on hand in the fridge for cocktail emergencies. You have those too, right?

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Coarse salt
Juice of 1/2 yellow grapefruit, plus more for wetting rim of glass
1 1/4 ounces vodka
2 teaspoons Simple Syrup

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1. Spread coarse salt on a small plate. Wet rim of a glass with fresh yellow grapefruit juice; dip rim in salt and add ice to glass. Combine vodka, juice of 1/2 yellow grapefruit, and simple syrup, and pour into glass.

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