Yield: 2 servings


½ cup freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
¼ cup freshly squeezed lime juice
½ cup tequila or mescal
2 tbsp. simple syrup*
½ cup club soda, divided

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    Rim 2 cocktail glasses with juice from a grapefruit wedge and dip in coarse salt.  Fill glasses with crushed ice.  Combine the grapefruit juice, lime juice, tequila and simple syrup in a liquid measuring cup or cocktail shaker.  Mix well to blend.

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    Pour ¼ cup of club soda into each cocktail glass.  Top each serving off with half of the cocktail mixture.  Garnish with grapefruit wedges, if desired.

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    *To make simple syrup, combine equal parts sugar and water in a small saucepan over medium heat.  Heat, stirring occasionally, until the sugar is fully dissolved.  Chill before using.  Use to sweeten coffee, cocktails, etc.