Frozen Strawberry Paloma

Frozen Strawberry Paloma

Try this delicious frozen cocktail! It’s a riff off the famous Paloma and has so many flavor notes to satisfy your palate. Once you try this Frozen Strawberry Paloma recipe you’ll be blending this baby up all summer long! Sip, sip, hooray!

Frozen Strawberry Paloma

For the Frozen Strawberry Paloma, I wanted to level up the classic cocktail and make it even more summer friendly! This frozen paloma variation includes strawberries and Exotico Reposado Tequila. This makes it even better for poolside sipping or enjoying at a bbq. 

Frozen Strawberry Paloma

What is a Paloma?

A paloma is a refreshing tequila-based cocktail. And it just so happens to be the most popular tequila cocktail in Mexico… That’s right, even more popular than the beloved Margarita. There are many different paloma variations. But it’s always made with tequila, grapefruit and lime and sometimes finished off with a salt rim.

There are many theories about this cocktail’s origins, but guides suggest that this cocktail was created by infamous bartender and bar owner, Don Javier Delgado Corona in Tequila, Mexico in the early 1860s. 

It’s no surprise that the Paloma is the most popular cocktail in Mexico. It’s salty, sweet, and tart. It hits all the right flavor notes for a refreshing mixed drink, and it’s especially delicious in the heat of the summer! 

Frozen Strawberry Paloma

How to Make A Frozen Strawberry Paloma

For the Frozen Strawberry Paloma, you’ll need frozen strawberries, grapefruit juice, agave syrup, a squeeze of lime juice and Exotico Reposado Tequila!

To make it, all you need to do is add all the ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. This recipe can also easily be doubled or tripled to serve a larger group. Just make sure to enjoy it immediately!

Frozen Strawberry Paloma

For this cocktail, tequila is the most important ingredient, so it’s imperative to pick one that is smooth. And the Exotico Reposado Tequila does just that and some! It shines so well in this cocktail and balances with the other flavors for a perfect frozen treat. The Exotico Reposado Tequila is 40% ABV and is 80 proof. This tequila undergoes a process of allowing 100% Premium Blue Agave tequila to rest for six months in white oak bourbon barrels creating an enhanced, yet mellow flavor. For more information on this procedure, check out Exotico’s full process!

Crafted in the beautiful region of Jalisco, this tequila is a blend of vanilla, dry fruit and spices, with a finish of oak and vanilla as well as hints of caramel and cinnamon. To the nose, this tequila has an aroma of vanilla notes, spices, dried fruits with an oak and wood finish. 

Frozen Strawberry Paloma

Sip on some delicious cocktail recipes featuring Exotico Reposado Tequila like a Spritz, and some elevated shots! Plus if you’re interested in tasting Exotico’s Blanco Tequila – enjoy the recipe for the Spicy Watermelon Margarita!

Be sure to check out some of my other tequila-based cocktail recipes like the Honeydew Margarita or the Scarlet Cranberry Margarita!

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Frozen Strawberry Paloma

Frozen Strawberry Paloma
Frozen Strawberry Paloma

Frozen Strawberry Paloma

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Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2


Cocktail glasses


  • ½ cup Exotico Reposado Tequila
  • ½ cup grapefruit juice
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 1-2 tbsp agave
  • cups frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup ice
  • Garnish: grapefruit slice and strawberries


  • Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Divide into 2 cocktail glasses and garnish with grapefruit slices and strawberries.
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