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Watermelon Paloma

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Try the Watermelon Paloma, a refreshing and vibrant cocktail that combines the sweet and juicy flavors of watermelon with the tangy citrus notes of grapefruit and lime. Made with tequila, simple syrup, and topped off with seltzer or soda water, this drink is perfect for cooling off on hot summer days or enjoying at any time of year. With its bright and fruity taste, the Watermelon Paloma is sure to become a favorite among cocktail enthusiasts and fruit lovers alike.

Tasting Notes

The Watermelon Paloma is a delightful blend of flavors that dance on the palate with each sip. The watermelon juice provides a sweet and refreshing base, while the grapefruit juice adds a tangy and citrusy kick. The lime juice brings a zesty brightness, complementing the other flavors perfectly. The tequila adds a subtle warmth and depth of flavor, while the simple syrup balances out the tartness of the citrus juices. Topped off with seltzer or soda water, this cocktail is light, fizzy, and incredibly refreshing, making it the perfect drink for any occasion.

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Watermelon Paloma

Watermelon Paloma

Quench Your Thirst with a Burst of Watermelon Bliss


  • 2.5 oz watermelon juice
  • 1.5 oz grapefruit juice
  • 0.5 oz lime juice
  • 2 oz tequila of choice
  • 0.5 oz simple syrup
  • seltzer or soda water to top off


  1. In a shaker add ice, watermelon juice, grapefruit juice, lime juice, simple syrup, and tequila. Shake very well.
  2. Strain into glass and top with soda or seltzer before serving.


You can replace the grapefruit juice with watermelon juice completely, in which case add a bit more lime juice to balance it out.

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Tips & Tricks

Use flavored soda water like lemon-lime or grapefruit for an extra burst of flavor.

Muddle fresh herbs like basil or mint for added freshness and aroma.

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