Jefferson's Crimson

Thomas Jefferson is credited as being one of the first people to grow pomegranates in the United States, having planted a crop of the fruit trees at Monticello in 1769.

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  • 2 tablespoons pomegranate molasses
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • Ice
  • 3/4 ounce Southern Comfort
  • 3/4 ounce bourbon, preferably Maker's Mark
  • 3 ounces pomegranate juice
  • 1/2 ounce pomegranate molasses
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice

How to make this recipe

  1. Moisten the outer <a href="/articles/cocktail-basics-techniques#rimmingaglass">rim</a> of a rocks glass with the 2 tablespoons of pomegranate molasses and coat lightly with the sugar. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients and shake well. Fill the rocks glass with ice and strain the drink into the glass.

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