Paloma (South Of The Border)

An upscale version of the classic sour
2 oz Blanco tequila
2 oz Grapefruit juice
12 oz Lime juice
12 oz Elderflower liqueur, St. Germain
Shake with ice, and strain into an ice filled rocks glass. Garnish with a lime or grapefruit wedge.
The original recipe called for .25 oz St. Germain and .25 ounce Simple Syrup. After a few tries, I doubled the St Germain and omitted the Simple Syrup entirely, as I felt the floral taste of the elderflower liqueur was too nuanced, and needed to be more forward.
From other users
  • Would go well with a salt rim and a little spice. Maybe jalapeño — ☆☆☆☆☆
  • Quite sour but very tasty — ☆☆☆☆
  • Great tequila drink. — ☆☆☆☆
  • margarita-ish, mild elderflower — ☆☆☆
  • Nice and refreshing, get the bitterness from the grapefruit. Can't really taste the elderflower though — ☆☆☆☆
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