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Sparkling Ruby Red Tequila Gimlet recipe

Sparkling Ruby Red Tequila Gimlet

A twist on a classic a sparkling ruby red tequila gimlet showcases the beloved Texas ruby red grapefruit. Fresh ruby red grapefruit juice, mint simple syrup, tequila blanco and prosecco create a simply sweet twist on the traditional gimlet.
Author Vianney Rodriguez


  • 1/2 cup fresh mint plus sprigs for garnish
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • fresh ruby red grapefruit juice plus slices for garnish
  • tequila blanco
  • Prosecco chilled


  1. In food processor, pulse mint and sugar until combined. In small saucepan, bring water to a boil over high.
  2. Add mint sugar and stir until sugar dissolves; let cool.
  3. To make one cocktail: To a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add 1/2 ounce mint syrup, 1 ounce ruby red grapefruit juice, and 1 ounce tequila; shake.

  4. Pour into ice-filled rock glass.
  5. Top with Prosecco; garnish.