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Pomegranate New York Sour

  • Author: Morgan
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 1 cocktail 1x



For the Pomegranate Simple Syrup:

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup pomegranate seeds

For the Pomegranate New York Sour:

  • 2 ounces bourbon or rye whiskey
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 ounce pomegranate simple syrup
  • 1 egg white (optional)
  • Ice
  • 1 ounce red wine
  • Pomegranate seeds, to top


  1. In a small pot, combine the water, granulated sugar, and pomegranate seeds. Stir and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Pour the simple syrup mixture into a bowl through a strainer to catch the seeds. Discard the seeds and let the syrup cool.
  3. Combine the whiskey, lemon juice, 1 ounce of pomegranate simple syrup, egg white, and ice in a cocktail shaker and shake for 1 minute. Strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice.
  4. Gently pour red wine over the back of a spoon held just above the surface of the cocktail. Top with pomegranate seeds.
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins