Recipe by John Cusimano
- Makes 2 cocktailsServings
12 fresh mint leaves, plus 2 sprigs for garnish
5 oz. fresh pink grapefruit juice (from 2 grapefruits), plus 2 twists for garnish
2 oz. gin
1 oz. simple syrup
6 to 8 oz. pink Champagne
In a cocktail shaker, using a muddler or the handle of a wooden spoon, muddle the mint leaves. Add the grapefruit juice, gin, and simple syrup. Fill the shaker with ice; shake well. Strain into 2 Collins glasses filled with ice. Add the Champagne; stir gently. Garnish each glass with a mint sprig and a grapefruit twist.