A variation on the Paloma that uses mezcal, fresh grapefruit juice, honey, and the Italian aperitif wine Cocchi Americano.
|1 oz mezcal|
|1.5 oz Cocchi Americano|
|1 oz fresh grapefruit juice|
|.5 oz fresh lime juice|
|Pinch of salt|
|1.5 oz soda water|
|1/2 grapefruit wheel|
Preparation: How to make a Palomaesque
- In a cocktail shaker, stir the mezcal with the honey until dissolved.
- Add the Cocchi Americano, grapefruit juice, lime juice and salt.
- Fill the shaker with ice and shake until chilled.
- Fill a large glass with ice and add the seltzer and grapefruit wheel. Strain the cocktail into the glass and serve.