Refreshing Twist on a Classic: Nelson's Timur Gin Paloma
The Paloma cocktail is a classic Mexican drink known for its refreshing combination of tequila, grapefruit, and lime flavours. While the traditional Paloma is already a favourite among many, we've decided to add an exciting twist to this beloved beverage by incorporating Nelson's Timur Gin. The unique citrus and mouth-numbing properties of Timur Gin blend beautifully with the bright flavours of the Paloma, taking this delightful cocktail to new heights.
The Nelson's Timur Gin Paloma:
To create this refreshing twist on the classic Paloma, you'll need the following ingredients:
- 50ml Nelson's Timur Gin
- 100ml Fresh grapefruit juice
- 15ml Fresh lime juice
- 15ml Simple syrup (optional, to taste)
- Club soda or sparkling water
- Coarse salt for rimming the glass
- Fresh mint and grapefruit or lime wedge for garnish
- Begin by rimming a short glass with coarse salt. To do this, moisten the rim of the glass with a grapefruit wedge, then dip the rim into a plate of salt, ensuring an even coating.
- Fill the glass with ice and set it aside while you prepare the cocktail.
- In a cocktail shaker, combine the Nelson's Timur Gin, fresh grapefruit juice, fresh lime juice, and simple syrup (if using). Fill the shaker with ice and shake vigorously for about 10-15 seconds.
- Strain the mixture over the prepared highball glass filled with ice.
- Top off the cocktail with club soda or sparkling water, and gently stir to combine.
- Garnish the drink with a fresh grapefruit or lime wedge and a sprig of mint.
Nelson's Timur Gin Paloma offers a refreshing and unique take on the classic Mexican cocktail, with the Timur Gin adding an extra layer of citrusy, mouth-numbing complexity to the drink. Perfect for enjoying on a warm summer day or during a festive gathering, this delightful twist on the Paloma is sure to become a new favourite among gin and cocktail enthusiasts alike.