A Classic Tequila Refresher Cocktail

Warmer weather or quarantine blues may inspire you to try a new cocktail recipe. Consider a tequila classic — the Paloma…

Grapefruit slices
Grapefruit slices
Refreshing Grapefruit

The Paloma gives you sweet, sour, salt and carbonation and is the most popular tequila-based cocktail in Mexico. Think simple and easy. Think sunshine, spring and summer and perfectly balanced refreshment. The exact origin of the Paloma is disputed but is estimated to have started in the mid-1800’s in Mexico. Here is our recipe & brand recommendations:


  • Sea salt (Redmond Real Salt or Hain Iodized Sea Salt)


Use juice from the lime to salt the rim of a highball or rocks glass. Fill with ice. Pour tequila first over the ice, then grapefruit sparkling water. Lightly stir and garnish with the lime. Enjoy.

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