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Cocktail garnished with a lime wheel and grapefruit wedge.
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Paloma Cocktail

The Paloma Cocktail is an easy and refreshing tequila cocktail! This version is made with grapefruit soda, keeping it extra easy!
Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 168kcal

Equipment

  • Collins Glass
  • Square Ice Cubes
  • Bar Spoon

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 ounces tequila
  • 1/4 ounce grapefruit liqueur optional
  • 1/4 ounce lime juice
  • 4 ounces grapefruit soda
  • lime wedge for garnish
  • grapefruit wedge for garnish
  • kosher salt optional, for rim

Instructions

  • If salting the rim, rub a lime wedge around the rim of the glass and dip in salt.
  • Fill the glass with ice.
  • Add tequila, grapefruit liqueur and lime juice. Stir briefly.
  • Add lime wheel and top with grapefruit soda.
  • Add grapefruit wedge for garnish.

Video

Notes

Using the grapefruit liqueur is totally optional, I just happened to have some.  I used Giffard's Créme de Pamplemousse.
Rimming the glass with salt is optional - I like to use Himalayan Pink Salt. 

Nutrition

Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 12mg | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin C: 2mg