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Citrus Grapefruit Paloma

Let’s Paloma!!

 

When I first tasted this Citrus Grapefruit vinegar with its sweet and tangy notes and slight grapefruit bitter finish, all I could think of was – it will make an amazing summer cocktail!

 

We just received this limited edition vinegar in our store Oil & Vinegar store last week and I have already enjoyed it in salads and on shrimp. Now I am especially loving it in this drink. It tastes really light, refreshing with an amazing balance of sweet and tart. The Angostura Bitters add an herby depth of flavor, which you can accent even more with a sprig of rosemary.

 

Traditionally, a Paloma cocktail uses tequila, but I personally prefer vodka.  Is tequila your preference? Just BE BRAVE and create the drink you prefer. Either way, it will pair well with the sweetness of the Prosecco and the tartness of the vinegar.

 

Summer evenings just got better with this easy, pretty and delicious drink!

 

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Citrus Grapefruit Paloma Cocktail

 

1 oz tequila or vodka

1 oz Citrus Grapefruit vinegar (2 tablespoons)

¼ oz Angostura Bitters (½ tablespoon) – optional

½ oz freshly squeezed Orange juice (1 tablespoon)

½ oz Simple syrup

4 oz Prosecco (½ cup)

 

Orange twist and Grapefruit wedge or rosemary sprig for garnish

 

Preparation

 

Combine the alcohol, vinegar, Bitters, orange juice and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Add ice.

 

Stir with ice and strain into a chilled champagne flute

 

Top with Prosecco and finish with an orange twist and rosemary sprig or grapefruit wedge

 

 

Time: 5 minutes

Serves 1

 

Categories: Drinks, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Angostura Bitters, Tequila, Vodka, Citrus Grapefruit Vinegar, Orange Juice, Prosecco, Rosemary, Paloma

 

 

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