Pomegranate Bourbon Cocktail

pomegranate bourbon cocktail

We are big fans of bourbon (and most other alcohol :)) and a classic Manhattan is one of our most frequently made drinks. I’m always looking for a new twist on a bourbon cocktail too though, and I love pomegranate molasses so much, so wanted to give this pomegranate bourbon cocktail a try. If you haven’t had pomegranate molasses you need to try it! It is great in salad dressings, drizzled over yogurt, or used in desserts. I usually buy this one:

I didn’t have pomegranate juice, so I just upped the molasses a little and then used extra orange juice.

Pomegranate bourbon cocktail
Pomegranate Bourbon Cocktail

Pomegranate Bourbon Cocktail

Cocktail made from pomegranate juice, pomegranate molasses, bourbon and orange juice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Course Drinks
Servings 2 drinks


  • 1/2 ounce pomegranate molasses
  • 1 ounce pomegranate juice
  • 1 ounce orange juice
  • 4 ounces bourbon
  • 1 dash bitters


  • Place all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass (if you are too lazy to chill your glasses like I am, just fill them with some ice for a few minutes, then dump the ice, and you have a quick chilled glass). Serve with an orange twist if you want.
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Check out some of my other cocktail recipes too!

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