Pomegranate Gin Cocktail

Pomegranate Gin Cocktail - Cashmere and Cocktails

My boyfriend and I are big gin fans, and so when Pepprell Distilling Company reached out, I jumped on the opportunity to collaborate. The brand is based out of Ontario however it also has East coast roots which I love (the distillery got its name from a street in Halifax where the owner lived while studying at Dalhousie University). While our go-to for gin is usually a simple gin and tonic, I thought it would be fun to throw together a holiday inspired cocktail for the occasion. This pomegranate gin cocktail is a great way to incorporate the festive flavours and colours of the season without too much headaches (and by headaches I mean the labour-related kind, not the hang-over kind).

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Pomegranate Gin Cocktail - Cashmere and CocktailsPomegranate Gin Cocktail - Cashmere and Cocktails

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 2 oz pomegranate juice
  • 1 oz Pepprell Distilling Company gin (or gin of choice)
  • 1 oz rosemary simple syrup (recipe included below)
  • Pomegranate carbonated water, to top
  • Ice
  • Pomegranate arils, for garnish
  • Sugared rosemary sprigs, for garnish (optional)

Here’s what you’ll do:

  1. For the rosemary simple syrup, combine ½ cup water and ½ cup granulated sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer. Remove from heat and add 2 sprigs of rosemary. Allow to steep for 30 minutes. Drain and set aside. Cool completely before use. *If you choose to use sugared rosemary sprigs as a garnish, add additional springs to the steeping saucepan at the end of the 30 minute mark. Dip sprigs into syrup, place on a cooling rack and sprinkle with additional sugar. Allow to dry until hardened.
  2. Fill a glass with ice. Pour gin over ice then stir in pomegranate juice and simple syrup.
  3. Top with carbonated water and garnish with pomegranate arils and sugared rosemary sprig.
  4. Serve and enjoy!

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This post is in collaboration with Pepprell Distilling Company and I was graciously gifted the gin used. All opinions are 100% my own. Thank you for supporting the businesses and brands that make Cashmere & Cocktails possible!

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Hey there! I’m Jennifer, the human behind Cashmere & Cocktails. I’m a food, product and travel photographer from New-Brunswick, Canada. For business inquiries, please email me at: cashmereandcocktailsblog@gmail.com

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