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Ginger Beer Paloma

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The Ginger Beer Paloma is a refreshing twist on the classic Paloma cocktail, blending the zesty flavors of tequila, grapefruit juice, and agave syrup with the spicy, effervescent kick of ginger beer. This vibrant drink is perfect for warm days, offering a delightful balance of sweet, tart, and spicy notes that invigorate the palate and make for a deliciously unique sipping experience.

Tasting Notes

On the first sip, the Ginger Beer Paloma greets you with a bright, tangy burst of grapefruit juice that immediately awakens your senses. The smooth, earthy undertones of tequila follow, providing a rich, slightly smoky contrast to the citrus.

The agave syrup adds a gentle sweetness, harmonizing the flavors without overwhelming the drink’s natural tartness. As the ginger beer fizzes on your tongue, it delivers a spicy warmth that lingers, adding complexity and a refreshing bite that rounds out the overall flavor profile.

As you continue to enjoy the Ginger Beer Paloma, the interplay of flavors becomes more pronounced. The tequila’s nuanced characteristics shine through, mingling with the sharp, zesty grapefruit and the sweet, honeyed notes of agave.

The ginger beer’s effervescence lifts the drink, making it light and invigorating, while its spiciness provides a pleasantly surprising depth. Each sip leaves a clean, crisp finish with a lingering hint of ginger, making it a perfect cocktail for those who enjoy a blend of sweet, tart, and spicy flavors.

Tips & Tricks

Replace tequila with mezcal for a smokier, richer version that adds depth and a unique character to the drink.

Add a few slices of fresh jalapeño to the shaker for an extra spicy kick that complements the ginger beer’s warmth.

Recipe Card

Ginger Beer Paloma

Ginger Beer Paloma


  • 2 oz tequila
  • 0.5 oz agave syrup
  • 3 oz grapefruit juice
  • ginger beer to top


  1. In a shaker add ice, tequila, agave syrup, and grapefruit juice.
  2. Shake well to chill and combine.
  3. Strain into tall glass over fresh ice.
  4. Top with ginger beer.
  5. Stir to combine and then serve.

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