Paloma Perfection: The Delicious Grapefruit Mezcal Cocktail


5/20/20221 min read



Makes 1

Kosher salt

1 grapefruit wedge

2 oz. fresh grapefruit juice (¼ cup)

½ oz. fresh lime juice (1 tablespoon)

1 teaspoon sugar

2oz. mezcal or tequila (¼ cup)

2oz. club soda (¼ cup)

  1. To prepare a delicious grapefruit mezcal cocktail, start by pouring kosher salt onto a plate. Take a highball glass and rub half of the rim with a grapefruit wedge. Then, dip the rim of the glass into the salt, creating a salty rim.

  2. In the same glass, combine grapefruit juice, lime juice, and sugar, stirring until the sugar is completely dissolved.

  3. Next, add mezcal to the mixture and give it a good stir. Add some ice to the glass and top it off with club soda for a refreshing fizz.

  4. Finally, garnish the cocktail with a grapefruit wedge to enhance its presentation. Enjoy the delightful combination of grapefruit, mezcal, and citrus flavors in this refreshing beverage.

The Paloma cocktail is where refreshment meets elegance. A harmonious fusion of zesty grapefruit, and smooth tequila with a touch of lime juice. In this drink the tangy citrus notes playfully intertwine with the warmth of the tequila, creating a blend that is invigorating. Dive into this recipe with us and raise a glass to the timeless Paloma.