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Greyhound cocktail

Classic Greyhound Cocktail

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x


The Greyhound cocktail is a tasty sweet tart cocktail featuring grapefruit juice and gin. Add a salted rim and make a Salty Dog! Here’s how to make it.


  • 1 1/2 ounces (3 tablespoons) gin (or vodka for a Vodka Greyhound)
  • 3 ounces (6 tablespoons) fresh squeezed grapefruit juice
  • 1 teaspoon simple syrup or maple syrup, optional
  • For the garnish: Grapefruit wedge and rosemary (optional)


  1. Fill a glass with ice.
  2. Place the gin, grapefruit juice, and syrup in a cocktail shaker with 4 ice cubes and shake until cold.
  3. Strain it into the glass. Garnish with a grapefruit wedge and rosemary branch (if desired).
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Shaken
  • Cuisine: Cocktails

Keywords: Greyhound Cocktail