Mixology Monday With The Leveretts - Grapefruit Pomegranate Whiskey Sour

January 03, 2022  •  Leave a Comment

Hey Hey!

It's the first Monday after a holiday and we know you could use a drink. Let's make it a good one with this grapefruit pomegranate whiskey sour! We received a gift of a bottle of Glenlivet Caribbean Reserve Scotch Whiskey this Christmas and had to crack it open.  We hope you enjoy! As always, if you make any of our drinks, take a picture and share them with us online! Instagram ---> @ staynfocusimages

This makes 1 drink! Let's get started!


Here's what you need:

For Garnish
1/4 Wedge of Grapefruit
Several Pomegranate Arils


For Pomegranate Simple Syrup
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup water
1/2 tsp. Cardamom
1 handful Pomegranate Arils

For Drink
1.5 oz. Fresh Squeezed Grapefruit Juice
1 egg white
1.5 oz. Glenlivet Caribbean Reserve Scotch Whiskey
1 oz. Pomegranate Simple Syrup


You will also need a shakercup, bar spoon, hawthorne strainer, fine mesh strainer, 1 rocks tumbler, and a medium saucepan.


Let's Make the Pomegranate Simple Syrup!

  1. In small pot or saucepan add all ingredients:

    • 1 cup granulated sugar

    • 1 cup water

    • 1/2 tsp. Cardamom

    • 1 handful Pomegranate Arils

  2. Cook on Medium heat for 12-15 min. Stirring periodically until liquid is reduced by 1/3. 

  3. Strain out syrup and let cool before use.


Let's Make the Drink!

  1. In your shaker cup, add:

    • Egg white from 1 egg

    • Grapefruit Juice (1.5 oz.)

  2. Dry shake (without ice)vigorously 20-30 seconds.

  3. Add remaining ingredients:

    • Ice

    • Whiskey (1.5 oz.)

    • Simple Syrup (1 oz.)

  4. Shake again 20-30 seconds.

  5. Strain into your rocks tumbler.

  6. Garnish with grapefruit and pomegranate arils.

  7. Enjoy!


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