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Pomegranate Paloma

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The Pomegranate Paloma is a vibrant and refreshing cocktail that blends the tartness of pomegranate and grapefruit juices with the zest of lime, the smooth kick of tequila, and a splash of fizzy club soda. This drink offers a delightful balance of sweet, sour, and savory notes, making it perfect for a hot summer day or a festive gathering.

Tasting Notes

When you take your first sip of the Pomegranate Paloma, the initial burst of pomegranate juice provides a rich, tangy sweetness that is immediately complemented by the bright, citrusy flavor of grapefruit juice.

The lime juice adds a sharp, invigorating acidity that lifts the overall profile of the drink, creating a harmonious blend of tart and sweet. The tequila introduces a smooth, slightly peppery undertone that gives the cocktail its characteristic warmth and depth.

As the flavors develop on your palate, the effervescence of the club soda comes into play, adding a refreshing, bubbly texture that enhances the lightness of the drink. The finish is clean and crisp, leaving a lingering aftertaste of citrus and a subtle hint of tequila.

This balanced combination of flavors makes the Pomegranate Paloma not only delicious but also exceptionally drinkable, perfect for any occasion where a refreshing cocktail is desired.

Tips & Tricks

Add a touch of agave syrup or honey if you prefer a sweeter cocktail, balancing the tartness with a hint of natural sweetness.

Substitute the tequila with mezcal for a smoky twist, or use vodka for a milder, more neutral base.

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Pomegranate Paloma

Pomegranate Paloma


  • 2 oz pomegranate juice
  • 3 oz grapefruit juice
  • 0.5 oz lime juice
  • 1.5 oz tequila
  • 2 oz club soda


  1. In a shaker add ice plus all your ingredients (except club soda).
  2. Shake very well to chill and combine.
  3. Strain into tall glass over fresh ice.
  4. Top with club soda, stir to combine.

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