Generic carbonated grapefruit-flavored soft drink, commonly used in mixed drinks, though rarely in cocktails. Brand examples are Fresca, Squirt, Spindrift, Jarritos, Wink, and Ting. In Europe, we recommend following brands: Three Cents Pink Grapefruit Soda, Schweppes Pink Grapefruit, San Pellegrino Pompelmo or Thomas Henry Pink Grapefruit. Grapefruit soda can also be made at home using fresh grapefruit juice, a sweetener(simple or agave syrup), and sparkling water. The Paloma is the national cocktail of Mexico, whose people consume more grapefruit soda than other countries in the world.
Homemade grapefruit soda.