Sparkling Fresh Paloma
This recipe for the tequila-based cocktail known as a paloma was created by the beverage experts at Bourbon & Branch, a well-known San Francisco bar.
- Ice as needed
- 2 oz. tequila
- 3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
- 1/2 oz. simple syrup (see related recipe at left)
- 2 oz. fresh grapefruit juice
- Mint sprig for garnish
- Curled lemon peel for garnish
In a cocktail shaker filled halfway with ice, combine the tequila, lime juice, simple syrup and grapefruit juice and shake until well chilled, 20 to 30 seconds. Strain into a highball glass, garnish with the mint sprig and lemon peel, and serve immediately. Serves 1.
Recipe by Bourbon & Branch, San Francisco.