This pomegranate cocktail has notes of muddled rosemary and elderflower. It’s herbal with tart notes which makes it a wonderful dry gin cocktail served in an oversized coupe glass.
Bormioli Rocco sent me these glasses to test out and I loved them so much I had to share them with you.
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If I had a favorite category of cocktail, it would be coupe cocktails. What is it about being served a drink in a coupe glass that makes you feel fancy and elegant? So of course when I say these these Bormioli Rocco Spazio oversized coupe glasses I feel in love. I knew I wanted to make a fall cocktail with them that was elegant for autumn dinner parties but could easy fit into everyday. Thus this dry gin Pom and Mary Coupe was made. With pomegranate season about to start it seemed fitting to mix it around with autumn liquor and herbs. This drink is slightly sweet with herbal and tart notes that make for a complex and flavorful cocktail. It pairs darn well with a Thanksgiving turkey and stuffing took.
POM & MARY COUPE COCKTAIL
Pom & Mary, sort of sounds like a band, right? This odd combination might just be one of my favorite fall flavor combos. Pomegranate and rosemary meld together beautifully and make complex flavors with minimal effort. This drink not only works in the fall but also fits right in with Holiday entertaining with it’s luscious red color. So how is it made?
In a shaker you’ll muddle together fresh rosemary leaves and lemon juice. Once you can smell the rosemary fragrance coming out of the cocktail shaker you can stop. Then add ice to the shaker and pour in dry gin, pomegranate juice, and elderflower liqueur. Give it a few good stirs around the shaker then fine strain it into an oversized coupe glass. I use the gorgeous Bormioli Rocco Spazio ones. They are weighted just right that the glass doesn’t feel like it will break in my hand or it will knock off easily. Which are some of my biggest critiques when it comes to stemmed glassware because I’m notorious B.I.G. for knocking glasses.
This pomegranate cocktail has notes of muddled rosemary and elderflower. It's herbal with tart notes which makes it a wonderful fall dry gin cocktail served in an oversized coupe glass.
- 4 ounces Pomegranate Juice
- 2 ounces Dry Gin
- 3/4 ounce Lemon Juice
- 1/2 ounce Elderflower Liqueur
- 1/2 sprig Rosemary leaves removed from stem
Into a shaker muddle lemon juice and rosemary together.
Add ice and pour in pomegranate juice, dry gin, and elderflower liqueur. Stir until well combined.
In a chilled coupe glass fine strain the cocktail. Garnish with a rosemary sprig and serve.
If you like dry cocktails, you’re really going to love this. The dry gin and pomegranate give it this tartness that is a great segue into a hearty dinner. Yet the elderflower and rosemary tone it down enough that it will have you asking for a second round. Plus it’s just a darn pretty cocktail!
If you’re looking to upgrade your glass collection check out the beautiful glassware from Bormioli Rocco and their other selections of tableware. I’m super picky about my glassware especially when it comes to look. I photograph a lot of drink and I have loved these coupe glasses to pieces for photos. So that’s a big compliment. Also check out where I use their Este Old Fashioned glasses to create another fall cocktail, Spiced Apple Old Fashioned.
Tell me down below, what is something you are looking forward to this fall? Is it entertaining? Being entertained? Maybe it’s a fall tradition? Give me all the details down below.