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Ruby Rose Paloma

Rose water adds a delicate touch to citrusy grapefruit and lime. If you can't find rose water in your area, it is available at Or you can just omit it. —Gina Nistico, Denver, Colorado
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 1 cup ruby red grapefruit juice
  • 4 ounces mezcal or tequila
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons rosewater
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon coarse sugar
  • 1/2 cup grapefruit soda
  • Grapefruit slices


  • In a small pitcher, combine the first 4 ingredients.
  • Mix salt and sugar on a plate. Moisten the rims of 2 cocktail glasses with water. Hold each glass upside down and dip moistened rim into salt mixture. Discard remaining salt mixture.
  • To serve, fill glasses with ice. Add half the grapefruit juice mixture to each; top with grapefruit soda and grapefruit slices.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 214 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 324mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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