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. More Bourbon Cocktails

1 drink


  • 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


  1. Moisten the outer rim 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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