Serves: 4    |     Prep: 10 min     |     Ready: 10 min


Over Ice:
1 c.
freshly squeezed ruby red
     grapefruit juice
1/4 c. freshly squeezed lime juice
2 T. simple syrup
1 c. good quality blanco (silver) tequila
1 c. club soda

Optional Garnishes: kosher salt,
     grapefruit slices, lime slices


1½ c. freshly squeezed ruby red
     grapefruit juice (3 to 4 grapefruit)
1 c. white tequila, such as Casamigos
½ c. freshly squeezed lime juice
¼ c. simple syrup
2 c. ice
Kosher salt
4 thin wedges ruby red grapefruit, for



Over Ice:
In a small pourable container, combine the fresh grapefruit juice, fresh lime juice, simple syrup, and tequila. Stir to incorporate well. Keep chilled until ready to serve.

When ready to serve: fill 4 glasses with desired amount of ice. Divide Paloma cocktail into the glasses. Top off with club soda and garnish as desired. Serve immediately.


Combine the grapefruit juice, tequila, lime juice, and simple syrup in a quart container and freeze it for at least 6 hours (or overnight), until solid. Break up the mixture with a fork and transfer half of it to the jar of a blender. Add 1 cup of the ice and ¹⁄₈ teaspoon salt and blend until smooth. Divide the frozen mixture between two highball glasses, then repeat with the remaining mixture, ice, and salt. Garnish each glass with a grapefruit wedge and serve frozen.