5ozgrapefruit soda Jarritos is traditional, see notes for other brands
kosher salt and a grapefruit or lime wedge
Run a grapefruit wedge or lime wedge around the rim of a tall cocktail glass. Dip lightly in kosher salt.
Add ice, filling it to the rim.
Pour in 2 oz silver tequila and then top with 5 oz grapefruit soda. Give it a light stir.
Garnish with a fresh grapefruit or lime wedge.
For larger quantities:
To make more than one paloma simply follow the rule of 1 part tequila to 3 parts grapefruit soda. Example for a pitcher: 1 cup tequila mixed with 3 cups grapefruit soda.
Jarritos: I can usually find this Grapefruit Soda at my local Wal-Mart or in the Mexican food aisle of my grocery store. If you cannot find this brand you can sub Squirt or Fresca.Tequila- Since you are mixing your silver tequila with sweet soda there is no reason to buy a really expensive bottle of tequila. Here are some brands that we love: