Spring Hill Ranch's Paloma Cocktail

1
Wiley P

By
@WileyP

Nobody seems to know the origin of the Paloma (Spanish for "dove"). The recipe was first mentioned in a pamphlet by Evan Harrison entitled "Popular Cocktails of the Rio Grande." Many authorities claim it is the most popular tequila-based cocktail in Mexico, and it is easy to see why.

Rating:

☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes

Comments:
Serves:
1
Prep:
5 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 1
    wedge of lime
  • 1 pinch
    kosher salt
  • ·
    ice
  • 2 oz
    blanco or reposada tequila (use only 100% agave tequila!)
  • 1 oz
    fresh grapefruit juice*
  • 1/2 oz
    simple syrup*
  • 1 oz
    chilled club soda*
  • ·
    * - these 3 items can be replaced by 6 ounces of a grapefruit-flavored soda, such as fresca®, squirt®, or jarritos®

How to Make Spring Hill Ranch's Paloma Cocktail

Step-by-Step

  1. If desired, rim a highball glass with the lime wedge and dust the outside of the rim with coarse salt. Do not get any salt inside the rim, as that could compromise the quality of the cocktail within.
  2. Fill your highball glass with ice and squeeze, then drop, your lime wedge into it. Add the tequila, grapefruit juice, simple syrup and club soda. Stir twice. Note: If you are using bottled soda, simply add the tequila and top the glass off with the soda, then stir twice.

Printable Recipe Card

About Spring Hill Ranch's Paloma Cocktail

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: Mexican



Show 7 Comments & Reviews

19 Recipes to Use Up Ripe Strawberries

19 Recipes to Use Up Ripe Strawberries


How many times have you seen a pint of juicy strawberries, bought them because you just had to have them and not get around to eating them? You’re not alone. It’s happened to us more times than we can count. Don’t toss them though! Here are 19 ways you can use ripe strawberries and they’re […]

17 Healthy Summer Dinner Recipes

17 Healthy Summer Dinner Recipes


These light and fresh dinner recipes are perfect for hot summer nights. Full of flavor and easy on your waistline, the entire family is going to love these healthy recipes. Salads, grilled chicken, salmon, and more make for delicious healthy meal options to make this summer.

16 Fresh Cucumber Recipes to Try This Summer

16 Fresh Cucumber Recipes to Try This Summer


Since cucumbers are 95% water, they help with hydration and are fantastic to add to your summer menu. They’re not just for tossing into a garden salad or slicing for a snack either. From soups to creamy and marinated salads, dips to drinks, here are 16 fresh cucumber recipes to try this summer.