What’s in a Manhattan?
How to make Pomegranate Syrup
Holiday Manhattan Cocktails
This classic bourbon cocktail gets a festive holiday twist with juicy homemade pomegranate syrup
- 2 shots bourbon
- 1 shot sweet vermouth
- 2 dashes bitters
- 1-2 tsp. pomegranate syrup recipe below
- pomegranate seeds for garnish, optional
- 2 cups pomegranate juice
- 1/4 sugar
- 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
- To make the pomegranate syrup, combine all ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Reduce heat and simmer for one hour, stirring occasionally. The mixture should coat the back of a wooden spoon. Remove from heat and allow to cool to room temperature. It will continue to thicken as it cools.
- To make the cocktail, combine all ingredients in a rocks glass. Stir gently, until syrup is dissolved. Add ice and garnish with pomegranate seeds.
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