Love tequila cocktails? Then chances are that you have already tried this classic cocktail at house parties, brunch parties or at the bar. If you haven’t, then now is the time to relish the delightful flavours of Paloma cocktail. It’s been savoured by many for decades and to this date it continues to be a favourite among cocktail lovers.
The cocktail recipe of Paloma is fairly simple and if you want to try this at home, it’s absolutely effortless. Perfect for brunch parties and spirited get-togethers, the Paloma cocktail is flavourful and refreshing. It’s made by combining tequila, agave nectar, lime juice and fresh grapefruit. If you can’t find fresh grapefruit juice, you can also substitute it for grapefruit soda and the flavours will delight your senses nonetheless.
This cocktail recipe features Don Julio Blanco tequila. It’s crisp, and clean and is bursting with the goodness of blue agave with hints of citrus and spices. Made using a time-honoured distillation process, Don Julio Blanco tequila is tequila in its truest form. It’s perfect for mixing up enticing classic tequila cocktails such as margaritas or palomas.
The other ingredients in this tequila cocktail, agave nectar, and fresh lime mingle beautifully complementing the flavour profile of the Don Julio Blanco tequila. Binding all the ingredients with its tangy and refreshing taste is the addition of fresh grapefruit juice. Top it off with soda water and you have a classic cocktail that is a feast for the eyes as well as the taste buds!
The perfect balance of flavours, radiant pink colour and smooth taste of Don Julio Blanco Tequila make this a must-try cocktail for any occasion or any time of the day! It can even add a whole new charm to your brunch parties.
To begin the Paloma cocktail, prepare a tall glass. Rub a wedge of lime or grapefruit along the rim of the glass and dip onto a plate filled with salt to coat the edges. Set the glass aside.
Next, grab a tall and elegant glass and fill it with ice cubes.
Using a cocktail jigger or a measuring cup, measure and pour 60ml of Don Julio Blanco tequila, 60ml of fresh grapefruit juice, 15ml of agave nectar and 15ml of freshly squeezed lime juice into the shaker. Using the measuring tools is essential to ensure that the right quantities of the ingredients are used. This helps in maintaining the right balance of flavours.
Using a bar spoon or a cocktail stirrer, stir the ingredients gently to combine.
Top off the drink with soda water.
Garnish with a wedge of grapefruit.
Serve and enjoy!