El Gavilan Tequila Cocktail

El Gavilan
Honest Cooking

This is a variation on the classic Mexican cocktail, the Paloma. In México, there’s a famous song which is named GAVILAN O PALOMA (sparrow or dove). This drink was named in tribute of the popular drink and song.


2 parts Tres Agaves Reposado
1/2 part grapefruit juice
3/4 parts lime juice
3/4 parts demarara syrup
1 dash angostura bitters
Top with Mexican grapefruit soda (such as Jarritos)


  1. Add all ingredients except soda to cocktail shaker; add ice, shake and strain over ice.
  2. Top off with Mexican grapefruit soda and garnish with lime wheel; serve in highball glass.

This recipe from Honest Cooking was republished with permission.