1 oz (30 ml) 100% agave or mezcal white tequila
½ oz (15 ml) grapefruit syrup
½ oz (15 ml) fresh lime juice
1 ½ oz (45ml) sparkling water
1 pinch of fleur de sel
Grapefruit slice (for garnish)
Add all ingredients, except sparkling water, to a tall glass filled with ice.
Stir with a chopstick or bar spoon until your fingers are cool.
Top up with sparkling water.
Garnish with a slice of grapefruit.
About our Paloma
We often talk about the Margarita as a Mexican cocktail, but who knows the Paloma? Very popular in Mexico and Texas (where grapefruit grows in abundance), the Paloma is perhaps the cocktail that best exploits the distinctive character of tequila. A refreshing drink!