Why I’m Mr. Pink

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Why I'm Mr. Pink drink

L.A. Jackson

Thompson Nashville Hotel


Need a speedy zero-proof drink for Dry January? The Why I’m Mr. Pink combines lemon and grapefruit—two winter citrus flavors—with cinnamon, pear syrup and soda water. L.A. Jackson is the rooftop bar at the Thompson Nashville Hotel, a gathering place specializing in hand-crafted drinks and small plates.


1½ oz. grapefruit juice

½ oz. fresh lemon juice

½ oz. canned pear syrup

Ground cinnamon, to taste

Soda water

Cinnamon stick, for garnish


1. In cocktail shaker, combine juices, pear syrup and a dash or two of cinnamon. Shake well and pour into a glass over crushed ice.

2. Add soda water to fill glass; garnish with a cinnamon stick.

Photo courtesy of L.A. Jackson

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