Backyard NOLA Swingers


Recipe courtesy of Grill Nation by David Guas; photo Johnny Autry

Serves 8

  • 2 cups wildflower honey
  • 2 qts. grapefruit juice
  • 8 (16-oz.) Mason jars
  • 1 (750-ml.) bottle dark rum
  • 8 fresh rosemary sprigs
  • 1 medium jalapeño pepper, thinly sliced

Backyard NOLA Swingers

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Stir together honey and ¾ cup water in a large container. Add grapefruit juice, and stir well; cover and chill about 1 hour.

For each serving, place ice in a Mason jar, filling 2/3 full. Add ¼ cup rum, and fill jar with grapefruit juice mixture. Pour drink into a shaker, and add 1 sprig rosemary and 1 slice jalapeño pepper; cover and shake 10 seconds. Pour mixed drink back into jar; add more ice, if desired.


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