Temper Tantrum recipe

An excerpt from 6 Breakfast-Inspired Cocktails by Chilled Magazine

Temper Tantrum

Courtesy of Lockbox at 21c Museum Hotel in Lexington, Kentucky

At Lockbox at 21c Museum Hotel, a boutique hotel and contemporary art museum in Lexington, Kentucky, grapefruit, a classic juice enjoyed during breakfast is a featured ingredient in the specialty cocktail, “temper tantrum.” The grapefruit cordial, made from cooking and stirring a mixture of grapefruit, lemon and sugar adds a burst of citrusy brightness to the base of gin, lime and thyme.


  • 1 1/2 oz. Gin
  • 1 oz. Grapefruit Cordial
  • 1/2 oz. Lime Juice

Preparation: Shake all ingredients with ice. Strain into a glass and garnish with a sprig of thyme.