La Soucique Grapefruit Fennel Fizz

Our very first Marlin & Barrel recipe is a tasty summer drink created by Kimberly Hanna-Wallis, Owner/Metalsmith of local La Soucique Studio-sea inspired artisan jewelry.  Visit to read more about their small batch products, made locally on Amelia Island.  Submit your recipes to

Hello there! Here is my fave summer drink at the mo – and with Venture Vodka and FL juice, you can’t lose! I never thought fennel would work but it’s pretty tasty! And it’s fun to make your own flavored salts! Cheers!

Kimberly Hanna-Wallis Owner/ Metalsmith La Soucique Studio Artisan Jewelry
Grapefruit Fennel Fizz:
  • 2 oz Venture Vodka
  • 3 oz fresh Florida grapefruit juice
  • 2 oz club soda
  • 1/2 oz honey syrup (equal parts honey and water)
  • 2 dashes lime bitters (or other citrus bitters)
  • rosemary salt, garnish
  • fennel fronds, garnish


Begin by adding 3-4 teaspoons of rosemary to the spice grinder. Mix with 5 tablespoons kosher salt to make the rosemary salt. Take a grapefruit wedge and run it around the rim of  a glass. Dip into the salt to coat the entire rim Add the Venture Vodka, Florida grapefruit juice, honey syrup, and lime bitters to a shaker with ice. Strain into a glass and top with soda water. Garnish with fennel frond!

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La Soucique Studio 912.755.0830

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