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The Strawberry Paloma Cocktail is a perfect cocktail for any occasion. The recipe couldn’t be easier and the ingredients are easy to find so it’s no wonder that this delicious, refreshing drink has become one of my favorites since I first tried it!

Glasses of the cocktail with the shaker behind it.


This Strawberry Cocktail is a fresh burst of strawberry flavor that is just so good! This recipe is so easy to make and even has other great ingredients like grapefruit juice, honey, and ginger beer. With just a handful of ingredients and a quick list of steps, this recipe will be made in no time. Just like this recipe, this Red White and Blue Cocktail and Vodka Cherry Limeade Cocktail are other quick and easy recipes that are great for getting together or other occasions.


  • Juice- You will need to get grapefruit juice for this recipe.
  • Honey- This will be added for sweetener and you can adjust to amount to your liking.
  • Tequila- This will be the main alcohol of the recipe.
  • Strawberries- You will need to slice some fresh strawberries for this drink.
  • Ginger Beer- You can use ginger beer or substitute another soda.
  • Ice- You will add the ice to make this cocktail cold.

How to Make a Paloma Cocktail

Add the strawberries and honey into a shaker muddle until all the natural juices release.

Adding the honey into the shaker.

Pour in the tequila and grapefruit juice and shake aggressively.

Pouring the grapefruit juice into the shaker.

Add ice to 4 glasses and pour the mixture into the prepared glasses. Fill the glasses about 3/4 of the way full and top with some ginger beer.

Pouring the Ginger Beer into the drink.

Serve and Enjoy!

The cocktail with extra cut of strawberries.

What is a Paloma Cocktail?

You will make the Paloma cocktail using tequila as the base. Then, you will also add other ingredients like grapefruit juice or soda. These are the basics and then you can added extras, like in this case the strawberries.

What type of tequila should I use?

You can use what Tequila that you have. The type of tequila really won’t matter and will give around the same results. Just add into the mixture, shake, and pour into the glasses.

The cocktail on a wooden serving board.

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Strawberry Paloma Cocktail
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Strawberry Paloma Cocktail

The Strawberry Paloma Cocktail is a perfect cocktail for any occasion. The recipe couldn't be easier and the ingredients are easy to find so it's no wonder that this delicious, refreshing drink has become one of my favorites since I first tried it!
Servings: 4 glasses
Prep: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes


  • 1 ½ Cup grapefruit juice
  • ½ Cup honey adjust to taste
  • 1 cup tequila
  • 1 ½ Cups sliced strawberries
  • Around 1 cup ginger beer or soda
  • 2 cups ice


  • In a shaker muddle the strawberries with the honey until they release all their natural juices. Add the tequila and grapefruit juice and vigorously shake.
  • Fill 4 glasses with the ice, pour the Paloma over the glasses until ¾ full. Finish with the ginger beer to top it off and serve.

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You can garnish it with strawberries, mint sprigs, lime slices, rosemary, or lemon slices. 
It’s deliciously rimmed with a little bit of salt too. 
I used fresh grapefruit juice. If you are using store-bought juice make sure it’s unsweetened, if it’s sweetened adjust honey accordingly. 


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