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Mezcal Paloma || Delicious Summer Cocktail

Delicious summer mezcal paloma cocktail that is made with simple ingredients.
Course Drinks
Keyword Cocktail, Mezcal, Paloma, Tequila
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Servings 2 cocktails
Calories 233kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sea salt
  • Small ruby red grapefruit wedge
  • 2 ounces Mezcal or Silver Tequila (such as Patrón)
  • 2 ounces fresh pink grapefruit juice
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • 1 ounce grapefruit soda (optional. You can also use club soda, sparkling water or soda water)

Instructions

  • Add salt to a plate and line the rim of your glass with a grapefruit wedge or lime juice.  Dip the now wet rimmed glass in the salt until you have reached your desired amount along the rim.
  • Fill two glasses with ice to the rim and set aside.
  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.  Add Mezcal or Tequila, grapefruit juice and simple syrup (you can also use agave syrup, if preferred) to the shaker.  Shake for 15-20 seconds.  Use a strainer to strain the cocktail and and fill the glass. 
  • Top off the Mezcal Paloma with grapefruit soda (you can also use soda water, club soda or sparkling water, if preferred), raise a glass and enjoy!  Garnish with a lime wedge, lime zest or small slice of grapefruit.  

Nutrition

Calories: 233kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 28317mg | Potassium: 92mg | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg