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Paloma Mocktail Recipe

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This Paloma Mocktail is a refreshing and delicious non-alcoholic drink that is perfect for any occasion. Made with grapefruit juice, lime juice, and club soda, it is a refreshing alternative to sugary soft drinks.

This faux Paloma is best served over ice and can be garnished with a lime wedge if desired. Whether you’re looking for a refreshing drink to cool off on a hot day or a festive beverage to serve at your next party, Paloma Mocktail is sure to please.

So give this tasty beverage a try – we promise you won’t be disappointed!

Paloma made into a mocktail

The grapefruit juice gives this Paloma Mocktail a tart and tangy flavor, while the lime juice adds a touch of sweetness. The club soda provides a light and fizzy finish that keeps the real Paloma flavors without the tequila. 

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What Is A Paloma?

The national drink of Mexico is a Paloma, not the margarita, as many people believe. A Paloma is a simple-to-make beverage with a tart and sweet flavor that is pleasant.

Tequila, lime juice, grapefruit soda, and other components are typically included.

A few of our favorite Paloma Cocktails:

What Ingredients Are Needed For This Mocktail?

  • Grapefruit Juice- A bottle of grapefruit juice or freshly squeezed grapefruit juice both work well. If you choose bottled juice, ensure there are no additives or extra components by looking at the ingredients list. Grapefruit juice should be the only component.
  • Agave– The agave plant, a succulent that is indigenous to Mexico’s arid regions, is the source of agave syrup. It largely derives from the blue and salmiana agave varieties.
  • Lime- Lime and grapefruit work incredibly nicely together. For the best results, use freshly squeezed or cold-pressed juice, just like with grapefruit juice.
  • Club Soda– Club soda is a type of mineral-infused water that has been artificially carbonated and typically contains potassium or sodium.
  • Salt– Used in this mocktail to counter the sweetness for the grapefruit.
  • Ice- To keep your mocktail cool and refreshing

How Do You Make A Paloma Mocktail?

  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice then add the lime juice, grapefruit juice, agave and salt. Cover and shake for thirty seconds.
  • Open the cocktail shaker and pour the ice and liquid into two glasses. Top with the club soda and enjoy!

Traditional Palomas are often made with tequila, lime juice, grapefruit-flavored soda, and ice.

Fresh grapefruit juice, lime juice, and club soda are combined in this non-alcoholic version to create a revitalizing mocktail. This beverage employs a little amount of agave as a sweetener in place of sweetened soda.

Variations To Paloma Mocktails:

ADJUST THE TASTE: These component amounts can be changed to suit your preference. If you give it a try and decide it needs more sweetness, add additional agave. Maybe add extra grapefruit and lime juice if you want it to be more tangy. See what tastes best to you and adjust the ratios accordingly.

STRENGTH: If the tartness in your paloma is too intense, simply let it rest so the ice melts and the drink is diluted. To smooth out the flavor, you could also simply add extra club soda.

CUSTOMIZE IT: Before making your drink, drop a few fresh jalapeno slices into the grapefruit juice if you want to add some spice. Allow the mixture to sit for 10 to 15 minutes. The base of the drink will get hotter as a result. 

Paloma made into a mocktail

The drink is fantastic as is, but you can do so much more with it!

The Paloma is a refreshing and tasty drink that is perfect for any occasion. Whether you are enjoying it on a hot day or want something to take to your next party, this drink is sure to be a hit. Be sure to give it a try!

If you like this mocktail recipe you should try our Citrus and Rosemary Sparkling Water Recipe.

Paloma made into a mocktail

Paloma Mocktail

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

The Paloma is a refreshing and tasty drink that is perfect for any occasion.

Ingredients

  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 ounces grapefruit juice
  • 2 ounces agave
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 ounces club soda
  • ice

Instructions

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice then add the lime juice, grapefruit juice, agave and salt. Cover and shake for thirty seconds.
  2. Open the cocktail shaker and pour the ice and liquid into two glasses. Top with the club soda and enjoy!

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