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Pomegranate Lime Mint Julep Punch! Perfect for your kentucky Derby party! drinks | easy recipe | Bourbon | mint | #swirlsofflavor
Pomegranate Lime Mint Julep Punch
Prep Time
10 mins
 

Pomegranate Lime Mint Julep Punch! Bursting with Bourbon and fresh flavors and perfect for your Kentucky Derby party!

Course: Drinks
Servings: 8
Author: Gwynn Galvin
Ingredients
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup packed fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 4 lime slices, about 1/4″ thick
  • 1 1/2 cups Bourbon
  • 1 cup 100% Pomegranate juice, such as POM Wonderful
  • ice
  • 5 cups chilled ginger ale
  • mint sprigs and lime slices, optional garnish
Instructions
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. In large pitcher combine prepared simple syrup, Bourbon and Pomegranate juice.
  4. Just before serving add ice and ginger ale.
  5. Garnish with additional fresh mint and lime slices, if desired.
Recipe Notes

Makes 8 cups.