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La Paloma Cocktail

Posted on May 3, 2012 by Glutenfreeda

tequila paloma cocktail

A perfect margarita alternative, this upscale cocktail will turn tequila haters to lovers and is perfect for Cinco de Mayo and all summer long.

La Paloma
1 oz tequila blanco (silver) or reposed
Juice of half a lime
2 oz grapefruit juice
1 oz soda
Pinch salt
Lime wedge or grapefruit twist for garnish

Combine tequila, lime juice and a pinch of salt in a rocks glass (salt rim is optional). Add ice and top with grapefruit and soda. Stir gently, then serve with a lime wedge garnish.

Photo by laura padgett

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