La Paloma

2012-07-01T09:00:00Z 2012-11-01T15:18:32Z La PalomaRecipe by Matt Seiter Feast Magazine | Inspired Local Food Culture/Midwest
July 01, 2012 9:00 am  • 

For most people, the first cocktail that comes to mind when they’re thinking of Mexican drinks is the margarita. In Mexico, however, the more popular tequila drink is La Paloma.

Serves | 1 |

  • 2 oz blanco tequila, preferably Espolon
  • ½ oz fresh lime juice
  • 1 pinch salt
  • grapefruit soda
  • grapefruit wedge or lime wedge, for garnish

| Preparation | Mix tequila, lime juice and salt in a shaker. Add ice and shake for 15 seconds. Fill a Collins glass with fresh ice, and strain the drink into the glass. Top with grapefruit soda and stir briefly to incorporate throughout. Garnish with a grapefruit or lime wedge and serve.

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