Ruby Rose Paloma

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


2 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
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
Ruby Rose Paloma Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  1. In a small pitcher, combine the first 4 ingredients.
  2. 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.
  3. 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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