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Brace yourselves for a week full of the classic Paloma

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Sip on these delicious cocktails

By IANSlife

May 24, 2023 (IANSlife) Indulge in a unique and unforgettable experience with innovative and inspired recipes that are sure to elevate your tippling escapades, providing respite during the scorching summer. From cocktails such as Paloma Margarita - a cocktail that will transport you to the enlivening land of Mexico; Taco Paloma - the herbaceous and crisp crafted tipple brings a new dimension to the classic cocktail; and Tropical Paloma - all things sweet coupled with refreshing undertones, reinvigorating the signature Paloma - each recipe features fresh, seasonal ingredients that enhance the palate and make for the perfect accompaniment to any dish.

Elevate your Paloma week with refreshingly perfect Patron Cocktails:

THE PALOMA              

The Paloma


  • Patron Silver Tequila  
  • Grapefruit Juice          
  • Lime                           
  • Sugar                         
  • Salt Solution               
  • Soda                           


  • Take all the ingredients and build in a highball glass.
  • Garnish with a grapefruit wedge/slice.


Taco Paloma


  • Patron Silver Tequila                  
  • Grapefruit Oleo Saccharum       
  • Taco Mix                                      
  • Lime Juice                                    
  • Tonic    


  • Taco Mix : Blend together 1150 ml of fresh pineapple juice, 50 gms fresh coriander, 30 gms fresh basil + 30gms mint, 375 ml agave / honey and fine strain.
  • Grapefruit Oleo Saccharum: Peel 5 grapefruits, add 300 gms of castor sugar.
  • Lightly muddle the sugar with the peel to release the oils and store for 2 nights in a vac pac bag.
  • Strain the peels out and bottle the syrup for use
  • Shake and build in Highball glass. Top up with tonic.
  • Garnish with coriander salt rim


Paloma Margarita


  • Patron Silver Tequila     
  • Grapefruit Cordial           
  • Hot  sauce                      
  • Lime Juice                       


  • For the grapefruit cordial, take the leftover peel ( from Oleo ) & leftover pulp from the juice and add sugar and water in a 1:1 ratio and simmer till it forms a syrup.
  • Bottle and use.
  • Shake all ingredients and pour into an Old Fashioned glass.
  • Garnish with salt rim and Grapefruit slice


Tropical Paloma


  • Patron Silver Tequila     
  • Mango Cordial                 
  • Lime Juice                      
  • Tender Coconut Soda  
  • Grapefruit             


  • For the Mango Cordial take fresh mango, add sugar and water in a 2:1:1 ratio and simmer to make a cordial. For the Tender coconut soda , carbonate tender coconut water.
  • For the Grapefruit mist add mango peels as well as grapefruit pith to 60 ml vodka and keep for 2 nights to infuse. Strain peels and pour into a spray bottle.
  • Build in Highball glass. Spray Grapefruit mist.
  • For garnish, add fresh Mango wedge



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