Crafted Paloma

Grapefruit soda was introduced to Mexico in the 1950’s and was immediately teamed up with tequila.
Rating (11)
“The pairing works naturally, adding a little fresh lime juice and a pinch of salt really elevates this already refreshing cocktail!”
– Courier Classics

Garnish: pink peppercorn salt rim, grapefruit slice (optional)

Bar Tools: jigger, cobbler shaker, plate for rim

Glass: Collins

Each box includes all ingredients including garnish. Bar tools and glassware not included but can be ordered separately at checkout.

All orders for alcohol are fulfilled by Keystone Wine & Spirits.

  1. Chill Collins Glass by placing in fridge/freezer or by filling with ice water and setting aside for 5 minutes (optional.)
  2. Cut 1 lime in half crosswise, then squeeze the 2 halves of lime into a measuring cup and set aside for Step 3 below. (Note: 1 lime will yield approximately 1.0 oz fresh lime juice – you will only need 0.5 oz per cocktail.)
  3. Measure and add all ingredients (except for grape- fruit soda and garnishes) to Cobbler Shaker
  4. Fill shaker with ice, place top of Cobbler Shaker back on the shaker, and shake vigorously for 10 seconds.
  5. Remove Collins Glass from fridge/freezer or if using ice water, empty the glass.
  6. Pour pink peppercorn salt into a plate. Moisten the outer rim of the glass by rubbing the outer edge with a zest of lime then tip glass to plate and roll back and forth in the pink peppercorn salt.
  7. Fill Collins Glass with ice and strain shaken cocktail into the glass.
  8. Top with measured amount of grapefruit soda.
  9. Garnish with a grapefruit slice (optional).
  10. Cheers!
  • 1 Altos Plata Tequila (750ml bottle)
  • 2 Jarritos Grapefruit Soda (13oz bottles)
  • 1 Fresh Grapefruit
  • 4 Fresh Limes
  • 1 Pink Peppercorn Salt
  • 1 Salt

Learn more at altostequila.com

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8 Cocktails per order*
*Tip to bartender, Taxes & Delivery Included

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Reviews (11)

Perfect summer drink

Perfect summer cocktail for a hot day!

Susan C.

Delightful refreshing warm weather drink!

David G.
oh mama poloma

wow so refreshing i could have had 15 of these yesterday eve great way to start the weekend… congrats CC

Ryan G.

These were delicious! Perfect for a hot day on the patio!

Candyce R.
Yummy summer drink!

This was a perfect kickoff to summer cocktail- very refreshing!
Directions were easy to follow and to make again in the future!!

Katie G.
Bland in tatse

I was disappointed in this drink. I didn’t feel it had a strong enough grapefruit flavor.

Natasha S.

It is a refreshing drink, I was surprised that substituting the grapefruit for sour for a typical margarita tasted pretty much the same–definately a little healthier with the pink grapefruit. I am picky with tequila (prefer 1800 silver or better) and this tequila was pretty tatsy….

Michael C.

Great drink! Loved the Tequila! Refreshing, the only con is I would use grapefruit juice instead of grapefruit soda- but this is my personal preference- Overall a big hit!

Teresa W.

This drink is WAAAYYY too salty! Something seems to be missing in this one. Not up to the Cocktail Courier standards. If you get it, I’d highly recommend eliminating the salt in the drink and going exceptionally lightly on the salted rim for the glass.

Brant H.
Love grapefruit

I love the blend of grapefruit in this classic drink. Perfect gift to be enjoyed and shared.

Laura B.
Delicious treat!

I ordered this cocktail as a gift for a friend. She loved opening it – great packaging! This was a unique gift and delicious.

Heather J.