This paloma is made with the delicious mezcal. Here are three things to know about this smokey spirit!
01 Mezcal is technically a category of liquor, not a specific type of spirit.
02 Mezcal comes from the agave plant that grows in Mexico and parts of Central America.
03 Mezcal can be made from many different kinds of agave plants
– 1 ounce mezcal – ½ ounce lime juice – ½ ounce grapefruit soda – ½ ounce honey simple syrup (measured equal parts honey and water) – Club soda to fill.
Combine mezcal, lime juice, and grapefruit soda in a cocktail shaker. Shake well to combine.
Strain into a rocks or Collings glass filled with ice.
1Top with club soda. Drizzle the top of the cocktail with honey simple syrup. Garnish with a slice of grapefruit or lime if desired.