How to Make a Pomegranate Martini

Learn How to Make a Sinfully Tempting Pomegranate Martini

A sweet cocktail, pomegranate martini is a rosy red-colored drink that looks a lot like a Cosmopolitan cocktail. Differing in flavor, learn how you can make this enticing drink several ways from this Tastessence article.
Pomegranate martini is a popular drink for women at lounges and cocktail parties. Whether you're a fan of the original, or like to experiment with flavors, we've got just the recipes for you.
Classic Pomegranate Martini
Ingredients
  • Citrus-flavored vodka, 2 oz.
  • Sugar syrup, 1 oz.
  • Lemon juice, fresh, ½ oz.
  • Pomegranate juice, fresh, ¼ oz.
  • Ice cubes, 5―6
  • Orange peel, garnish, 1
Directions
Take a cocktail shaker and add ice cubes in it. Pour the vodka, sugar syrup, pomegranate juice, and lemon juice on top, and close the shaker. Shake the mixture vigorously in order to mix all the ingredients properly. To serve the drink, strain the martini into a pre-chilled martini glass, and garnish with orange peel.
Pomegranate Peach Martini
Ingredients
  • Pomegranate juice, fresh, 1 jigger*
  • Peach schnapps, 1 jigger
  • Vanilla vodka, 1 jigger
  • Lemon juice, fresh, 1 teaspoon
  • Sugar syrup, 1 tablespoon
  • Lime, fresh, 1 slice
  • Ice cubes, 5―6
  • Dash of lemon-lime soda
Directions
Take a cocktail shaker to combine ice cubes, pomegranate juice, peach schnapps, vanilla vodka, lemon juice, and sugar syrup together. Place the cover and shake the mixture vigorously to incorporate properly. Strain the martini in a pre-chilled martini glass, and add a dash of lemon-lime soda on top. Garnish with a slice of lime and serve. (*Jigger―double-sided shot glass)
Pomegranate Orange Martini
Ingredients
  • Pomegranate juice, fresh, 3 oz.
  • Citrus-flavored vodka, 1 oz.
  • Cointreau orange liqueur, ½ oz.
  • Lemon juice, fresh, ¼ teaspoon
  • Ice cubes, 5―6
  • Lemon, garnish, 1 slice
Directions
Combine orange flavor, combine pomegranate juice, vodka, Cointreau orange liqueur, and lemon juice along with ice cubes in a cocktail shaker. Shake the mixture vigorously and strain it in a pre-chilled martini glass. Garnish with lemon slice and enjoy.
Pomegranate Cosmopolitan-Style Martini
Ingredients
  • Absolut Ruby Red vodka, 3 oz.
  • Cointreau, 1 oz.
  • Pomegranate juice, fresh, 1 oz.
  • Orange juice, fresh, 1 oz.
  • Lemon juice, fresh, 1 tablespoon
  • Ice cubes, 5―6
  • Lemon zest
  • Orange zest
Directions
Take a cocktail shaker to combine ice cubes, pomegranate juice, Absolut Ruby Red vodka, Cointreau, lemon juice, and orange juice together. Place the cover and shake vigorously to mix properly. Take the lemon zest and orange zest, and rub the glass from the inside and around the rim. Strain the drink in a pre-chilled martini glass. Leave the zests inside the glass if you like, serve and enjoy.
Pomegranate Raspberry Martini
Ingredients
  • Raspberry vodka, 2 oz.
  • Pomegranate juice, fresh, 1 oz.
  • Lemon juice, fresh, 1 oz.
  • Raspberry sorbet, 1 tablespoon
  • Frozen raspberries, garnish, 3
  • Ice cubes, 5―6
Directions
In a cocktail shaker, add ice cubes, pomegranate juice, raspberry vodka, raspberry sorbet, and lemon juice together. Place the cover and shake vigorously to mix the ingredients properly. Pierce the 3 raspberries with a toothpick, and keep it in a pre-chilled martini glass. Strain the drink in the glass and enjoy.