Friend Zone

In the spirit of our Valentine’s Day relationship cocktail series, this week we bring you a cocktail that represents a relationship status that many are all too familiar with- the Friend Zone.

Unlike its namesake, this cocktail is light, easy, fun, and free of the pain or drama.of unrequited feelings.

So drink up!

Friend Zone


1.5 oz Virgil Kaine Ginger-Infused bourbon (see bottom of article for more info!)

.75 oz Pama liqueur

3 oz fresh grapefruit juice

Dash Angostura bitters

Lemon twist, for garnish (optional)

Brandied cherries, for garnish (optional)


  1. In a mixing tin, combine ingredients and add ice.

  2. Shake well. Pour contents into rocks glass.

  3. Garnish with lemon twist and brandied cherries for garnish, if desired.

Curious about Virgil Kaine Ginger-Infused Bourbon? Click here to learn more about this South Carolina-based company and their products!