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The Perfect Paloma Cocktail

Refreshing, easy to make and easy to drink!  The Perfect Paloma Cocktail is a tequila based cocktail mixed with fresh grapefruit juice, fresh lime juice and sparkling water.  

Ingredients

Scale

1 ounce Fresh Grapefruit Juice
1 ounce Fresh Lime Juice
2 Ounces Tequila
Sparkling Mineral Water, we prefer Topo Chico
Ice
Course Salt or Chili Lime Salt for rimming the glass
Garnish: French Mint Leaves and Sliced Grapefruit

Instructions

Prepare you glass by coating the rim of the glass with lime juice and dip the glass into the course sea salt or Chili Lime Salt; set aside
Pour in the grapefruit juice, lime juice and tequila into the prepared glass
Fill the remainder of the glass with ice and top the glass off with Topo Chico or other sparkling water and stir
Garnish the glass with fresh mint and a slice of grapefruit
Enjoy!

Notes

Salting the rim of the glass is optional but does make it so delicious!