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Blushing Paloma

Servings: 1

This tall, cool twist on a classic Paloma (grapefruit juice + tequila) is the runway model of cocktails.


  • 2 oz. tequila blanco (silver)
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • Kosher salt
  • 3 oz. fresh or bottled  unsweetened Ruby Red grapefruit juice
  • 1 Tbs. agave syrup
  • 3 oz. plain seltzer
  • Cranberry-cherry juice
  • Lime wedge or curl, for  garnish


  • Combine the tequila, lime juice, and a pinch of salt in a highball  or Collins glass. Add ice and  top with the grapefruit juice, agave syrup, and seltzer. Stir gently, add a splash of cranberry-cherry juice, then garnish with a lime wedge.


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  • user-2988827 | 05/25/2020

    I made this last night, 5/24/2000. I found it a bit medicinal. Don’t know. Will not make again.

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