Rock & Rock Sunset, the cocktail for good times

 Picture Sunset Groove, the chicest rooftop bar in all of Cleveland, where the city's heartbeat pulses to the rhythm of the setting sun. Meet Mia, the vivacious bartender whose cocktails are as dazzling as her smile.

One balmy evening, as the sky blushed with hues of pink and gold, Mia decided to concoct a drink that captured the essence of a Cleveland sunset. With a twirl of her shaker, she mixed 2 ounces of smooth bourbon with the tart zest of grapefruit juice, a drizzle of golden honey, and just a dash of bitters for that extra kick.

As Mia poured the golden elixir into glasses rimmed with sugar and garnished with a slice of fresh grapefruit, the rooftop buzzed with excitement. The Rock and Roll Sunset was born, a symphony of flavors that danced on the palate like a summer breeze.

Word of Mia's creation spread like wildfire, drawing in crowds eager to taste the magic of the Cleveland skyline in a glass. Each sip was an adventure, a burst of citrus and sweetness that left taste buds tingling with delight.

As the nights grew longer and the rooftop became a beacon of laughter and joy, the Rock and Roll Sunset became Sunset Groove's signature drink. And though Mia eventually moved on to new horizons, her legacy lived on in every sip of that unforgettable cocktail, a toast to friendship, laughter, and the endless possibilities of a Cleveland sunset.


2 oz bourbon

1 oz grapefruit juice

1 oz blood orange juice

1/2 oz honey syrup

1/2 oz lemon juice

2 dashes bitters



1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.

2. Add bourbon, grapefruit juice, blood orange juice, honey syrup, lemon juice, and bitters.

3. Shake vigorously for about 15 seconds to combine and chill the ingredients.

4. Strain the mixture into a rocks glass filled with ice.

5. Garnish with a slice of grapefruit on the rim of the glass.



Grapefruit slice


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