The Paloma

The Paloma

The Paloma

(Serves 1)
The Paloma is a traditional Mexican cocktail and is often said to be the most popular tequila based drink in Mexico. This is thus a perfect addition to any Cinco de Mayo celebration.

Ingredients:
2 ounces of blanco or reposado tequila
6 ounces of grapefruit soda (or to taste)
½ ounce of lime juice
Salt for rimming (optional)
1 lime slice for rimming
1 lime slice for rimming

Instructions:
Rim a Collins or highball glass with salt. Fill your glass with ice and then add tequila and lime juice. Top the glass off with the grapefruit soda. Add a lime slice and cherry as garnish.