1 ½ oz (45 ml) white tequila, reposado or mezcal
½ oz (15 ml) fresh lime juice
3 oz (90 ml) grapefruit soda
Grapefruit slice (for garnish)
Add all ingredients, except club soda, to a tall glass filled with ice.
Stir with a chopstick or bar spoon until your fingers are cool.
Top with soda.
Garnish with a slice of grapefruit.
About our Classic 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!