Ruby Paloma. Photography: Courtesy Deep Eddy Vodka

Brighten up your day with Texas-made grapefruit-infused vodka drinks.

Austin, Texas, has long been known as a craft beer hot spot. But did you know, the Lone Star State’s capital city is also home to award-winning spirits? Deep Eddy Vodka is one such operation. Established in 2010, Deep Eddy’s vodkas are column-distilled 10 times using corn, the finest Texas water, and natural flavors. The result is nothing but smooth, clean vodka available in several flavors, include the Ruby Red Grapefruit vodka, handcrafted from real grapefruit juice and Deep Eddy’s award-winning vodka. Enjoy it on the rocks, mixed with club soda or with other mixers in your most inventive cocktails, or in the three recipes below.

Ruby Paloma

2 ounces Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka
2 ounces silver or blanco tequila
2 ounces Sprite
2 ounces club soda or mineral water (preferably Topo Chico)
Lime wheel or wedge, for garnish.

Pour ingredients into a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a glass. Garnish with lime.

Southbound Greyhound. Photography: Courtesy Deep Eddy Vodka

Ruby Fizz

1 ounce Deep Eddy Cranberry Vodka (chilled)
Prosecco or champagne

Pour vodka into a champagne flute and top with prosecco or champagne.

Southbound Greyhound

1 part Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka
2 part club soda
Lime wheel or wedge, for garnish, plus extra for the cocktail
Grapefruit wedge, for alternative garnish

Add ingredients into a glass with ice, and then give the cocktail a spritz of fresh lime juice. Stir. Garnish with lime.


For more information on Deep Eddy Vodka, where to find the vodka, or to visit the distillery, visit Deep Eddy Vodka’s website.

 

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