This strawberry chamomile paloma is so refreshing, you might forget there's tequila in it

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Celebrate spring with this twist on the paloma cocktail. Here we use strawberry, honey and chamomile tea to make one refreshing drink!

Ingredients

For the chamomile honey syrup:

  • 3/4 water
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1-2 chamomile tea bags

For the drink:

  • 3 ounces fresh grapefruit juice (about 1/2 a grapefruit)
  • 2-4 tablespoons chamomile honey syrup (add more if you want it sweeter)
  • 4 fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 2 ounces of tequila
  • sparkling water for topping off
  • crushed ice

Instructions

For the chamomile honey syrup:

  1. Combine water and honey in a small saucepan and bring to a low boil. Simmer for one minute and then remove from the heat.
  2. Add the tea bag to the mix, cover and steep for 5-10 minutes. Remove the tea bag and place syrup in the fridge to cool.

For the drinks:

  1. Pour tequila, grapefruit juice, chamomile syrup and strawberries into one glass. Use a muddler to gently muddle the strawberries.
  2. Top off the glass with crushed ice and sparkling water. 
  3. Give it a little stir, and cheers!

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