GIN POM POM
Why We Love a Gin Pom Pom
Gin is a versatile spirit that can be perfect to enjoy in a variety of ways. While you may love a classic G&T, our Gin Pom Pom recipe has a special place in our hearts. Its a refreshing and fruity cocktail perfect for summer or winter. In this post we'll explore how to make our Gin Pom Pom cocktail recipe.
History of the Gin Pom Pom
The gin pom pom is a relatively new cocktail that has gained popularity in recent years. Many people believe that it originated in the United States and is often a refreshing summer drink.
The combination of gin, pomegranate juice, grapefruit juice, and simple syrup is unique. Garnished with pomegranate seeds and basil for added visual appeal. Find the full history of cocktails here.
What Makes up a Gin Pom Pom
Our cocktail recipe is slightly different that the classic as it uses our Double dutch Pomegranate & Basil mixer. We use this because it makes the cocktail easier to make and tastier!
Gin is a versatile and popular spirit that serves as a base for a wide variety of cocktails. Its unique botanical flavours, primarily derived from juniper berries. As well as other botanicals like coriander, citrus peels, and spices. This makes gin a fantastic ingredient for crafting complex and flavourful cocktails.
Pomegranate juice creates rich and tangy flavours and is perfect in recipes such as the Gin Pom Pom. Found in most supermarkets and is also available in organic and fresh-squeezed varieties. Pomegranate juice is not only delicious, but it is also packed with antioxidants and other beneficial compounds. This makes Pomegranate Juice a healthy addition to your diet and drink.
Double Dutch Pomegranate & Basil
Pomegranate & Basil Mixer – an epic combination of Mediterranean flavours. Pomegranate blends sweet and tart, giving body to cocktails, making this fruit a truly mythic mixer.
Lime adds acidity and Balance to the drink. Lime adds a tart and acidic element to cocktails, which helps balance out the flavours of the other ingredients. Acidity can enhance the overall taste and make the drink more refreshing.
Using basil in cocktails can add a unique and refreshing twist to your drink. Basil has a fresh and herbaceous flavour that pairs well with a variety of spirits, including gin.
Pomegranate seeds have a sweet and tangy flavour, and they provide a pleasant burst of juiciness when you bite into them. For our cocktail we'll be using them as a garnish to add a visual spark to the drink.
- 50ml Gin
- 25ml Pomegranate Juice
- Double Dutch Pomegranate & Basil
- Pomegranate Seeds
- Rocks glass
- Spirits jigger
- long-handled spoon
- Pour your gin into a glass over ice.
- Add in your pomegranate juice and stir.
- Top with Double Dutch Pomegranate & Basil mixer.
- Garnish with a fresh lime wheel, a sprig of basil and pomegranate seeds.