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A rosemary-grapefruit spritzer from the front and top on a marble tray.

Rosemary-Grapefruit Vodka Spritzer

This light and refreshing cocktail is full of seasonal citrus juice and fresh rosemary and finished with an effervescent topping of grapefruit-flavored sparkling water.
Course Cocktails
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 drink
Calories 194kcal


  • Cocktail shaker
  • Muddler
  • Jigger or small measuring cup


  • ½ lime juiced
  • 4 ounces freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 2 fresh rosemary sprigs plus an additional for garnish if desired
  • Ice
  • Splash of grapefruit-flavored sparkling water


  • Pour lime juice, grapefruit juice and vodka into a cocktail shaker. Add the rosemary sprigs and muddle by pressing down and twisting a muddler on top of the rosemary. Muddle about eight or 10 times.
  • Add ice to the cocktail shaker and pop on the top. Shake vigorously for about 15 seconds.
  • Strain into ice-filled glasses. Top with grapefruit-flavored sparkling water. Garnish with an additional rosemary sprig if desired. Enjoy!


  • This cocktail was designed to be a "healthier" cocktail with no added sugar. However, if you want to add a touch of sweetness, you can add 1 ounce simple syrup. While I love grapefruit juice, I realize it might be too bitter for some palates.
  • You can substitute club soda or your favorite type of sparkling water if you don't have a grapefruit-flavored water.
  • Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.


Serving: 1drink | Sodium: 15mg | Sugar: 13g | Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g