We love a paloma, which is Mexico’s most beloved cocktail, a tequila-based beverage made with grapefruit soda. But we also love to shake things up every once in a while, so this Paloma-inspired cocktail from author and food blogger Claire Thomas of The Kitchy Kitchen caught our eye. Instead of tequila, it’s made with smokier mezcal, gets a bit of heat from ancho chili powder, and has a floral hint thanks to a mix of rose soda and grapefruit juice, instead of grapefruit soda.
Read on for the recipe.
“These sleek glasses from Anthro prove that pink doesn’t always have to be girly—it can be sexy, too,” says Thomas. “I love the exaggerated lines on the cocktail coupe.”
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