Coconut Paloma

A sip of summer, this Coconut Paloma celebrates sweet coconut and bitter grapefruit. It's an out-of-the-box cocktail that unites tequila and rum and is perfect for sipping on the deck on a warm summer evening.


  • 3 oz grapefruit juice
  • 1.5 oz blanco tequila
  • 1 oz coconut rum
  • Grapefruit slices for garnish
  • Optional mint leaves for garnish
  • Optional honey and shredded coconut rim


  1. Optional: brush the rim of a glass with honey (or agave) and dip it into shredded coconut.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, combine the grapefruit juice, tequila, and coconut rum with ice. Shake well.
  3. Add a few large ice cubes to the serving glass.
  4. Strain the cocktail into the prepared glass and garnish with grapefruit slices and/or fresh mint.