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Paloma Riff: L’Auberge Español

Paloma Riff

A crisp, fruity rosé takes the lead in this Paloma riff, making for an easy-drinking summer cocktail. “While the tequila could be considered the base of the drink, the wine is what creates the flavors reminiscent of a classic Paloma,” says Susie Scott, former beverage director and sommelier at The Carillon in Austin. “It’s less sweet with more complex fruit flavors.”

3 oz. rosé
¾ oz. blanco tequila
¾ oz. Lillet Blanc
½ oz. fresh lemon juice
½ oz. demerara syrup (1:1)
2 dashes grapefruit bitters
Soda water
Tools: mixing glass, barspoon
Glass: Collins
Garnish: grapefruit twist

Combine all the ingredients in a mixing glass and stir to chill. Strain into a Collins glass with fresh ice and top with soda, then garnish.

Susie Scott for The Carillon, Austin, Texas

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