Reposado Paloma

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reposado paloma

I’m so excited and I just can’t hide it! Guess what is finally published? Latin Twist! Can I get a twist and shout?! I seriously can’t believe I am an author to yet another book? Somebody please pinch me, but don’t wake me up.

Vianney and I have worked really hard on this project and I can’t wait to hold it in my arms, curl up on the couch, and drink this paloma as I read it cover to cover.

the perfect paloma cocktail

In our book you will find a mezcal paloma made with smoky mezcal and fresh grapefruit. This paloma recipe is a tad different made with reposado tequila.

My advice for anyone who wants to make tequila cocktails is to use 100% agave. This is a spirit made entirely from the agave plant. I don’t understand why people choose to make margaritas or palomas with cheap tequila. I promise you, it’s just not worth the hangover (been there, done that).

My cocktail making is the same as my cooking philosophy. When making cocktails be sure to use ingredients that are fresh and fragrant and you will be guaranteed a delicious cocktail.

Treat yourself to a refreshing cocktail with this reposado paloma made with this award winning liquid gold by Partida Tequila. Partida’s Reposado gives this paloma a very rich and smooth taste without a lot of bite.

partida tequila latin twist reposado paloma

With the release of our new book we will be announcing our book tour and hosting lots of great giveaways, so please stay tuned. I’m so excited to travel with my co-author/AKA drinking partner and look forward to seeing you guys at a book signing.


Reposado Paloma

My deliciously fresh Reposado Paloma is about to become your new signature summer cocktail. Featuring reposado tequila, freshly juiced grapefruits and lime, a hint of sweetness from agave and a bubbly club soda topper, this tasty adult beverage has HAPPY HOUR written all over it!
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  • coarse salt or Tajin
  • 4 oz reposado tequila
  • 1 C fresh grapefruit juice, or sub bottled
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 oz agave nectar, optional
  • club soda
  • grapefruit & lime wedges, for garnish


  • Rub a wedge of lime around the rim of the glass and the dip the outside of the rim of the glass in coarse salt or Tajin. 
  • To a cocktail shaker add the tequila, grapefruit juice, and lime juice. If you like a sweet paloma feel free to add agave nectar.
  • Fill cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well; strain into two ice-filled rocks glasses. Top with club soda. Garnish with grapefruit and lime slices.


Do you have to use reposado tequila to make a proper Paloma?
Nope! In fact, in my cocktail book Latin Twist you will find a smoky mezcal paloma. Either reposado or mezcal may be used to make an authentic paloma. 
Can I make a big batch of palomas?
Absolutely! I recommend mixing everything except the club soda up in a pitcher ahead of time. When you're ready to serve, pour the palomas into glasses filled with ice, then top with a splash of bubbly club soda and a slice of grapefruit and lime to garnish it. Yum!


Calories: 239kcal, Carbohydrates: 27g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 1g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 4mg, Potassium: 227mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 23g, Vitamin A: 25IU, Vitamin C: 41mg, Calcium: 21mg, Iron: 1mg

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A special thanks to Partida Tequila for sponsoring this recipe.