Piquant Paloma

1 12 oz Tequila, Milagro Silver
14 oz Elderflower liqueur, St. Germain
1 oz Grapefruit juice
12 oz Lime juice
12 oz Simple syrup
4 ds Chipotle pepper sauce, Tabasco
3 ds Grapefruit bitters, Fee Brothers
4 oz Grapefruit soda
1 sli Peach
Add all ingredients except soda & bitters to an ice filled cocktail shaker--minimally shake to combine; strain and pour into an ice filled highball glass. Add soda and give a quick stir, top with bitters, and garnish with a peach slice
*Cholula chipotle can be used
The Paloma is the most popular tequila-based cocktail in Mexico; the first published recipe for the "Paloma" is attributed to Evan Harrison in a pamphlet entitled, "Popular Cocktails of The Rio Grande." This is a more involved and lightly spiced version of that great summer cooler classic. The St Germain and seasonal fruit add some really great freshness to the drink.
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