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The Paloma Cocktail

The Paloma Cocktail

The Paloma, is the most popular tequila-based cocktail in Mexico. The cocktail was created in Tequila by world famous bartender and owner of La Capilla, Don Javier Delgado Corona, who today is in his 90's. 


  • 1 1/2 shots of reposado tequila (blanco can work here too)
  • juice of half a medium/large ruby grape fruit
  • 1/2 shot of agave syrup or sugar syrup (optional)
  • about 75ml club soda or grapefruit soda
  • a squirt of fresh lime juice (optional)


  1. Mix the grapefruit juice, tequila and sugar syrup until well mixed. (Only add sugar syrup if you feel you'd like a sweeter cocktail)
  2. Pour into a tall glass filled with ice and top up with soda. 
  3. Garnish with fresh lime

Serve with fresh salsa and chips. Enjoy!

*Makes 1 Cocktail*