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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 Cocktail
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins

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

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American, Southern
Keyword: Bourbon cocktail, mint julep cocktail
Servings: 8
Calories: 270 kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin
  • 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 , for garnish
  • lime slices , for garnish
  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.

  3. Strain, discarding mint and lime. Chill syrup until ready to use.

  4. In large pitcher combine prepared simple syrup, Bourbon and Pomegranate juice.
  5. Just before serving add ice and ginger ale.
  6. Garnish with additional fresh mint and lime slices.

Recipe Notes

Makes 8 cups.

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
Nutrition Facts
Pomegranate Lime Mint Julep Cocktail
Amount Per Serving
Calories 270 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 16mg1%
Potassium 75mg2%
Carbohydrates 43g14%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 42g47%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 60IU1%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 11mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.