Helbing's Sunshine Sipper

Hamburg's Helbing meets tropical tang in this effervescent cocktail of Pampelmouse, grapefruit, and pineapple bitter.

Source: The recipe is my own signature.


  • 30 ml
    helbing (Akvavit)
  • 20 ml
    Pampelle Ruby L’Apéro (Fruit Liqueur)
  • 20 ml
    lemon juice fresh (lemon juice)
  • 7 drops
    ms better’s pineapple star anise bitters (Cocktail Bitters)
  • 80 ml
    Thomas Henry Pink Grapefruit Lemonade (grapefruit lemonade)
how to mix:
Add ice cubes to the serving glass. Pour the carbonated filler into the serving glass. You can also measure it before with the jigger. Add your garnish. Top up with liqueur.
1x lime twist
Press the oils out of the citrus peel by squeezing the zest over the serving glass. Drop the garnish into the drink.
Image: supermachine.art
Timo Wessels
Rights: Creator
Copyright: Copyright

beverage details


bar technique:
bar spoon, jigger
White Wine Glass
lime twist


Bittersweet, Day Drinking, Fancy
After-Dinner Delights, Cruise Ship Specials, Holiday Cheer

aroma chart

  • Fruity
  • Alc. Strength
  • Sour
  • Sweetness
Grapefruit, Orange, Pineapple
clean, fresh, lively

detailed mixing instructions

  1. Prepare your Mise en Place.
  2. Prepare your bottle setup.
  3. Chill the serving glass with either crushed ice or ice cubes. Or place it in a fridge or freezer.
  4. Prepare your garnish.
  5. Take the chilled glass out of the fridge/freezer. If you used ice to chill the serving glass, remove everything from the glass.
  6. Add ice cubes to the serving glass.
  7. Add a cocktail stirrer to the serving glass.
  8. Pour the carbonated filler into the serving glass. You can also measure it before with the jigger.
  9. Add your garnish.
  10. Top up with liqueur.

mixing tips


  • The Filler is best poured, while fresh, cold and fizzy.

editor recipe notes

Introducing my latest creation, Helbing’s Sunshine Sipper! As a passionate bartender, I’ve crafted this delightful blend of pampelmouse and grapefruit lemonade, creating a fizzy, refreshing base. To elevate the experience, I’ve infused it with pineapple bitters, adding a touch of tropical flair. The star ingredient, Helbing, is a traditional caraway liqueur from Hamburg, infusing the drink with a delicate herbal essence. Perfect for sipping on sun-soaked afternoons or warm evenings, the Helbing’s Sunshine Sipper will transport your taste buds to a vibrant oasis. Enjoy this well-balanced, effervescent masterpiece on your next visit. Cheers!

Table Of Contents

share this article