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Pomegranate Twist

There is a lot to be said for a well-crafted cocktail with fresh squeezed juices and homemade simple syrups. This cocktail is not only beautiful but also bursting with complex flavors.

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Pomegranate Twist

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Infusion Time40 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 Cocktails
Calories: 114kcal
Author: Jessi Heggan

Ingredients

For the orange simple syrup:

  • ½ cup filtered water
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • Zest of 1 orange

For the cocktail:

  • 2 ounces gin
  • ¼ ounce Chartreuse
  • ½ ounce fresh lemon juice
  • ½ ounce orange simple syrup
  • 1 lemon for garnish

Instructions

  • Make the orange simple syrup: Heat the water until hot in a small saucepan. Pour it into a large glass measuring cup. Add the sugar and orange zest. Stir until the sugar is dissolved. Let sit to infuse for 40 minutes. Strain through a fine mesh sieve.
  • Make the cocktail: Fill half of a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the gin, Chartreuse, lemon juice, pomegranate juice, and orange simple syrup. Shake vigorously for 15 seconds. Strain into 2 coupe glasses.
  • To garnish, use a peeler to peel 2 large strips of lemon zest off the lemon. Pinch 1 piece of lemon zest over each glass to express the lemon oil over the surface of the drink, then twist and place in the glass.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Pomegranate Twist
Amount Per Serving
Calories 114
% Daily Value*
Sodium 5mg0%
Potassium 74mg2%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 8g9%
Vitamin C 31.4mg38%
Calcium 14mg1%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Photography by Lillie Duncan

Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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