The Story Behind The Palomita

Looking for something just as charming as the traditional Paloma, but without the heaping spoonful of sugar? Meet the Palomita. This cocktail plays on everything fresh lime juice has to offer by pairing it with bright, clean grapefruit juice for a cocktail that’s brimming with brilliant citrus flavors.

Then, by combining this sunny fruit juice with PATRÓN Silver, you can take a deep breath and know you’re imbibing without any added sugars, chemicals, or preservatives. Always additive-free, PATRÓN Silver is a super easy way to mix up a dazzling drink and using it here in the Palomita gives the liquid ample opportunity to shine. Read on for the full recipe, and learn why the Palomita deserves a place on every premier cocktail menu.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces PATRÓN Silver
  • ½ ounce fresh lime juice
  • 3 ounces fresh grapefruit juice
  • Soda water to top (roughly 2 ounces)
  • Garnish: grapefruit peel

Directions

  1. Fill a highball glass with ice and add tequila, lime juice, and grapefruit juice.
  2. Top with soda.
  3. Stir and serve with a grapefruit twist.

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Updated: 2022-03-10

This cocktail plays on fresh lime juice by pairing it with bright, clean grapefruit juice for a cocktail that’s brimming with citrus flavors.

This cocktail recipe is sponsored by PATRÓN.