08/17/2012 10:54 EDT | Updated 10/17/2012 05:12 EDT

Refreshing summer cocktail melds grapefruit juice with tequila and strawberries

The Paloma is a classic combination of grapefruit and tequila. Here tequila is treated to some extra fresh citrus and muddled strawberries for a fancy summer treat.

Front Porch Paloma

2 fresh strawberries

45 ml (3 tbsp) tequila

15 ml (1 tbsp) fresh lime juice

60 ml (4 tbsp) fresh pink grapefruit juice

15 ml (1 tbsp) agave nectar or simple syrup


Splash soda water

Pink grapefruit slice and strawberry half, for garnish

Muddle strawberries; add tequila, lime and grapefruit juices and agave nectar and shake well with ice. Strain over ice in a tall glass.

Top with soda water.

Garnish with a small slice of pink grapefruit and half a strawberry.

Makes 1 serving.

Note: Simple syrup can be made by combining equal parts of sugar and boiling water.

Source: Milagro Tequila.