Bourbon Whiskey Pomegranate Sparkler

Thought you might like a cocktail.  A sparkler.  Don’t you like that word?  Sparkler.

It’s bubbly and pinkish and Valentiney!  Cute.  But don’t be fooled — it’s also full of bourbon.  It will punch you in the face if you’re not careful.

I don’t mix up cocktails on the regs (hi, wine), so this took some experimenting, but the combination of smokey bourbon, sweet, tart pomegranate and bright lime is a good one.  Give it a try!  Make it for your Valentine!  Punch someone in the face with it!  The possibilities are endless.

Bourbon Whiskey Pomegranate Sparkler


  • 3 ounces bourbon whiskey
  • 1/3 cup pomegranate juice
  • seltzer water
  • 1 slice lime
  • pomegranate seeds, for garnish


Fill a tall glass with ice.  Pour bourbon over ice, add pomegranate juice, and top off with seltzer water.  Stir gently.  Finish with a squeeze of lime and garnish with a spoonful of pomegranate seeds.

Serves 1.

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5 Responses to Bourbon Whiskey Pomegranate Sparkler

  1. ileana says:

    Oh my goodness. What a pretty drink! And yay, bourbon!

  2. Sam says:

    FINALLY, a recipe I can make at home! 🙂

  3. Caitlin says:

    Thanks for the helpful post!

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