You may break a few bartending rules by mixing pomegranate juice and bourbon, but the taste of this ✅ Forbidden Sour Cocktail makes breaking them so worth it.
Looking for another great tasting cocktail? Try our Four Horsemen Shot!
Forbidden Sour Recipe
There is no equipment needed for this cocktail unless you wish to get super fancy. In the main picture, you will notice that the ice cube is a crystal clear ice sphere. This is not necessary, but it will give a great look to your finished cocktail. See our post on cocktail ice to learn how we made this special ice cube.
- Pama Pomegranate Liqueur
- Lemon Juice
- Simple Syrup
The recipe steps for this Forbidden Sour cocktail are pretty straight forward.
As with most drinks, add the ice into a shaker cup. Follow the ice by adding in the bourbon, pomegranate liqueur, lemon juice, and simple syrup.
Shake the mixture until well mixed and cold. This takes about 20-25 shakes.
Strain the mixture into a low ball or whiskey glass filled with fresh ice (Or use a single large ice cube) and garnish with an orange wheel
- 1 oz bourbon
- 1 oz Pama pomegranate liqueur
- 1 oz fresh lemon juice
- 1/2 oz simple syrup
- 1 cup ice
- 1 orange wheel Garnish
- 1 Luxardo Cherry Garnish
- Add the ice to a cocktail shaker.
- Add the bourbon, pomegranate liqueur, lemon juice, and simple syrup to the shaker.
- Shake until well mixed and cold.
- Strain into a low ball glass over fresh ice.
- Garnish with an orange wheel and a Luxardo cherry.
Looking for other cocktails with whiskey or bourbon? Try our great tasting Manhattan Cocktail!
As always, drink responsibly, and don’t drink and drive!