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The Bernie Paloma

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders recently served up a speech complete with a custom cocktail. Made with Vermont maple syrup, fresh fruit juices, and silver tequila, the now-famous cocktail was developed by Washington bartender Miguel Marcelino Herrara.


  • 1/2 ounce Vermont maple syrup
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 2 ounces fresh grapefruit juice
  • 2 ounces silver tequila

How to Make It

  1. Add ingredients to shaker. Shake. Serve over ice. 

  2. Optional: Garnish with sea salt, lime juice, water, and Sucro, emulsified with a hand blender into "salt air."