THE TURTLE DOVE // The Kitchy Kitchen

Inspired by the Paloma, which means dove in Spanish, I named this whiskey/grapefruit combination after a dove found in Kentucky – the turtle dove. The bright and slightly bitter grapefruit juice is perfect with the slightly sweet and smokey whiskey.  

THE TURTLE DOVE // The Kitchy Kitchen

THE TURTLE DOVE // The Kitchy Kitchen


2 ounces whiskey

1 ounce grapefruit juice

1 teaspoon simple syrup

grapefruit bitters

dash of vanilla extract


Combine all of the ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Top with lots of ice, pop on the lid, and shake vigorously for 15 seconds. Strain into a glass and garnish with a grapefruit peel.

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