Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Pomegranate Moscow Mule

Looking for the perfect holiday cocktail?  I think I may have found it!  I made this last week for our Thanksgiving dinner and it was a hit!  I purchased my Moscow mule mugs last spring and look for any excuse to use them - I think they are so pretty. 

{ Recipe inspired by this one from the Cookie Rookie }

{ Makes 4 }

- 5 shots of vodka
- 1 cup of pomegranate juice
- 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice (about 1 lime juiced)
- 2 bottles of ginger beer (24 oz. total)
- Pomegranate seeds and lime slices for garnish

- Combine vodka, pomegranate juice, and lime juice in a pitcher and stir.
- Fill cups with ice.
- Pour ginger beer into cups (divide evenly)
- Pour juice/vodka mixture into each cup.
- Gently stir with swizzle stick and garnish with pomegranate and limes
- Enjoy this refreshing cocktail!

* Also delicious as a non-alcoholic beverage
* If you aren't sure how to work with pomegranates, check out this easy tutorial
* To get more juice out of your limes, microwave them for 25-35 seconds before juicing. 


 I enjoyed this cocktail so much - I think I'll be making it again for Christmas!

I'm sharing this post with:
- Linda of Coastal Charm at her Show and Share Party
- Judy of DIY by Design at her Fall into Fall Party


  1. I mean seriously, could your pictures be any more beautiful!!!! You are so inspiring!!!

  2. I love moscow mules - and this pomegranate spin is great. Beautiful pics, too!

  3. Um, yes to the drinks and the mugs!!!

  4. I totally want to do this!!!!! Very festive Alissa!

  5. Alissa, what a great Holiday cocktail!! And I love the idea of using pomegranate as a festive garnish for martinis, vodka tonics and others drinks. Thanks for sharing!!

  6. This sounds so refreshing right now!

  7. Wow, such gorgeous photos and the addition of pomegranate is brilliant.


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