Our Pomegranate Lime Mint Julep Cocktail is a twist on the traditional Kentucky Derby Bourbon cocktail. Lime and pomegranate juice add a depth of flavor and ginger ale turns it into party punch for a crowd!
Mint Julep recipe
It’s Kentucky Derby weekend! Time for a party, a beverage and a fancy hat!
Yes folks, it’s time to don your biggest most beautiful hat, place your bets on the fastest horse and sip on a cold minty beverage.
As tradition has it, the Mint Julep is the official drink of the Kentucky Derby. I’ve created a new twist on this old time favorite Bourbon cocktail.
Simply infuse simple syrup with fresh mint leaves and lime slices, add pomegranate juice, ginger ale, and Bourbon, of course, and you’ll have a delicious party punch for a crowd!
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Suffice to say, our Pomegranate Lime Mint Julep Cocktail Punch, bursting with Bourbon and fresh flavors, is perfect for your Kentucky Derby party!
Yes, it is Kentucky Derby Day! Time to place your bets and make up a batch of Pomegranate Lime Mint Julep Punch!
And they’re off….may your favorite horse win! Cheers!
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Ingredients in a mint julep
- shaved or crushed ice
- fresh mint
Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- fresh mint
- 100% Pomegranate juice
- ginger ale
Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips
- Make recipe with lemon lime soda
- Add orange slices
- Use your favorite fruit juice in place of the pomegranate juice
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Pomegranate Lime Mint Julep Cocktail! Bursting with Bourbon and fresh flavors and perfect for your Kentucky Derby party!
In small saucepot over medium-high heat bring sugar and water to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; simmer until sugar is dissolved and mixture is clear. Remove from heat.
Add chopped mint and lime slices to simple syrup. Let stand 1 hour until cooled. Strain, discarding mint and lime. Chill syrup until ready to use.
In large pitcher combine prepared simple syrup, Bourbon and Pomegranate juice.
Just before serving add ice and ginger ale.
Garnish with additional fresh mint and lime slices.
Makes 8 cups.