POMEGRANATE CRANBERRY JULEPS

This super festive and fun cranberry pomegranate julep is a tad on the stronger side, for those of you who want something more than a mimosa or a margarita. Something a little EXTRA.
POMEGRANATE CRANBERRY JULEPS

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2 1/2 ounces bourbon
  2. 1 1/2 ounces mint simple syrup
  3. 1 ounce cranberry juice
  4. 1 ounce pomegranate juice
  5. crushed ice
  6. fresh mint leaves

MINT SIMPLE SYRUP

  1. 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  2. 1/3 cup water
  3. 1 bunch of mint leaves

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Combine bourbon, mint simple syrup and juices together in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake for 30 seconds. Pour over crushed iced and serve with extra mint leaves. You can also garnish with cranberries or pomegranate arils if you wish.

MINT SIMPLE SYRUP

  • Combine sugar, mint and water together in a small saucepan and heat over high heat until boiling, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low and cook for another minute or so, then set aside to cool completely. Remove mint before using. You can do this ahead of time and store it in the fridge!