Celebrate International Tequila Day In A Beautiful Grapefruit Cup

Wednesday 18th, July 2018 / 11:05 Written by
Celebrate International Tequila Day In A Beautiful Grapefruit Cup

Celebrate International Tequila Day with a Grapefruit Cocktail Served in a Grapefruit

Have you ever enjoyed a refreshing grapefruit cocktail in an actual fruit itself? Well, now is your chance to celebrate International Tequila Day with this lovely cocktail! Ahead of International Tequila Day on Tuesday, July 24th, Middle Branch will be offering their take on a classic Paloma served in a grapefruit!

Created by bartender Lucinda Sterling, A Grape[fruit] Time is made with Patrón Silver, grapefruit, lemon, habanero and is served in a fresh grapefruit. As the Paloma is one of the classic tequila cocktails next to the margarita, this cocktail is the perfect way to celebrate International Tequila Day and enjoy the salty, sweet and tart flavors the Paloma brings together.

Celebrate International Tequila Day

Celebrate International Tequila Day with A Grape[fruit] Time

  • What: A Paloma served in a grapefruit! Bartender Lucinda Sterling from Middle Branch created a Paloma with a spicy twist served in a hollowed out grapefruit.
    • A Grape[fruit] Time
      • 2 oz Patrón Silver
      • 2 drops of Hellfire Habanero Shrub Bitters
      • .5 oz fresh lemon
      • 1 oz fresh grapefruit
      • .375 oz Orgeat syrup
      • .375 oz Tamarind syrup
      • METHOD: Shake all ingredients in shaker with ice, strain into hollowed out grapefruit half. Garnish with the other half of the grapefruit or grapefruit slice.
  • Why: Making the list for top 50 cocktails of the year in 2017, the Paloma is a mix of tequila and grapefruit, bringing together the taste of salty, sweet and tart. The top 50 cocktail list is pulled together by Drinks International, a trade publication for the alcohol industry, and they gather data from the top bars around the world. When the results come in every year, the list shows the “who’s who” of cocktails and tells drinkers alike which cocktails the favorites are.
  • Taste: A classic Paloma with a spicy, refreshing flavor
Celebrate International Tequila Day

Celebrate International Tequila Day

About Patrón Silver

Patrón Silver is handcrafted from the finest 100% Weber Blue Agave and is carefully distilled in small batches at Hacienda Patrón distillery in Jalisco, Mexico.

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