2 oz Tequila
1⁄2 oz Lime juice
1⁄2 oz Cinnamon syrup
2 oz Soda water (In glass)
1 twst Grapefruit peel (As garnish)

Shake (all but the soda water and grapefruit twist) with ice, strain into a Collins glass with ice and ~2 oz soda water, and garnish with a grapefruit twist.


One of the drinks that I serve to guests at Drink called the Gilda has become popular enough that other bartenders picked up on it and began offering it too. The Gilda was created at Death & Co. in New York and is a great combination of blanco tequila, pineapple, lime, and cinnamon, and when someone requested a drink something like a Paloma one night, I decided to mash up that classic with that delightful combination. Soon the name "Gilda Paloma" morphed into "Gilded Paloma."

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FRY 2022
Posted by yarm on 6/24/2022
Created by
Frederic Yarm, Drink, Boston, MA
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