Indulge in the perfect balance of tangy and sweet flavors with the tantalizing Paloma cocktail! This Mexican classic is a refreshing blend of tangy lime juice, tequila, and grapefruit soda, making it the perfect choice for a hot summer day or a night out with friends under the starry sky. The Paloma is a refreshing and satisfying alternative to the popular margarita, as it offers a unique blend of fresh grapefruit juice and silver tequila.
When it comes to making this delightful cocktail at home, all you need are four key ingredients: tequila, grapefruit juice, lime juice, and some bubbly soda, either plain or grapefruit-flavored. However, if you like it a little sweeter, you can add sugar to the drink and adorn it with a sugar rim.
This vibrant citrusy drink is the perfect accompaniment to a summer evening at home or a girls' night out. You simply cannot afford to miss out on the Paloma cocktail experience. With fresh grapefruit, fizzy club soda, and just the right amount of tequila, this drink is a must-try for anyone seeking the ultimate summer refreshment.
Highball glass or glass of choice
1 1/2 oz Reposado or Blanco tequila
1/4 cup ruby red grapefruit juice
1 tsp lime juice (just a squeeze will do)
1/4 cup club soda
1 tbsp sugar
Place sugar on a plate. Moisten the rim of the glass with lime juice or water. Dip the edge of the glass gently into the sugar to rim the glass.
Combine ¼ fresh Grapefruit juice, 1 Tbsp Fresh lime juice, and 1 tsp. Sugar in glass. Stir until the sugar is dissolved; stir in 1 ½ cups tequila. Add ice and top off with ¼ cube soda. Garnish with a lime wedge.