Pomegranate Manhattan

makes 2

  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 4 sprigs rosemary, divided
  • 4 oz. unsweetened pomegranate juice
  • 4 oz. bourbon
  • ice

to make the rosemary simple syrup:

Heat sugar, water, and two sprigs rosemary in a small pan over medium high heat until sugar has dissolved. Remove pan from the stove and let rosemary steep in the warm simple syrup for at least 15 minutes, or up to 1 hour.

to make the cocktails,

Fill a martini shaker with ice. Pour in the pomegranate juice, 3-4 teaspoons rosemary simple syrup, and the bourbon into the shaker. Shake mixture with the lid on. Pour cocktail between two coupe glasses. Garnish each cocktail with a rosemary sprig