Worlds Best Paloma Recipe
The Worlds Best Paloma Recipe – The perfect combination of Tequila, fresh squeezed pink grapefruit juice, and lime, salt-rimmed & topped with a little club soda. A Mexican vacation in a glass.
This might be Mexico’s most popular tequila drink. This drink is traditionally made with Mexican grapefruit soda, but I think it’s too sweet so I started making this with fresh pink grapefruit juice, a little simple syrup, and club soda.
Worlds Best Paloma - Fresh Pink Grapefruit, Lime and Simple syrup
- 1 lime wedge
- Kosher salt - optional
- 2 ounces blanco tequila - good quality
- 1 ounce fresh pink grapefruit juice
- 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
- 1/2 ounce simple syrup*
- 1 ounce chilled club soda
- 1 lime wedge - for garnish
- 1 pink grapefruit wedge - for garnish
- Moisten the outer rim of a highball glass with a lime wedge and coat lightly with salt. This step is optional.
- Fill the glass with ice.
- Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, then add the tequila, grapefruit and lime juices and simple syrup; shake well.
- Strain into the glass.
- Gently stir in the club soda and garnish with a lime and grapefruit wedges.
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