The Bitter Mimosa Recipe

Vicky Wasik

There's serious potential for the mimosa outside of girly-drink territory. With a base of grapefruit juice and sparkling wine, this drink becomes much more complex and savory with a dose of Cynar.

Recipe Details

The Bitter Mimosa Recipe

Active 5 mins
Total 5 mins
Serves 1 serving


  • 1/2 ounce Cynar
  • 3 ounces freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice from 1 to 2 grapefruits
  • 3 ounces chilled sparkling wine


  1. Pour the Cynar then the grapefruit juice into a Champagne flute. Top with sparkling wine. Serve immediately.

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