Coast of Dufresne | Cocktail Party

Coast of Dufresne

This fabulous tropical cocktail is the creation of M. Carrie Allan, spirits columnist at The Washington Post. It’s named for Andy Dufresne, the soft-spoken protagonist of The Shawshank Redemption who escaped prison to a sunny Mexican beach.

The original recipe called for either sugarcane syrup or Demerara syrup, but we’ve had success with both simple syrup and homemade brown sugar syrup. The focus here is on the gorgeous grapefruit flavor; the sweetness just helps it shine brighter.

Ingredients

Instructions

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into an ice-filled glass. Garnish with a grapefruit wedge and a sprig of mint.

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