Original drink by Dale DeGroff
100% POM Wonderful pomegranate juice
1½ oz. vodka
1½ oz. grapefruit juice
½ oz. fresh lime juice
½ oz simple syrup
Shake all ingredients well with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass. Thin lime wheel garnish.
*Original recipe by Audrey Saunders
The Old Cuban (Champagne Mojito) A white rum would lose its' identity combined with champagne, so I used an anejo rum, and added bitters to it . The combination of the heftier, aged rum and bitters is a perfect compliment to the champagne. For a festive effect, garnish with a split vanilla bean rolled in sugar.
oz. Lime Juice
1 oz. Simple Syrup
1 dash Angostura Bitters
6 Mint Leaves
1 ½ oz. Bacardi 8 Year Rum
2 oz. quality Champagne (Veuve Clicquot or Tattinger)
Garnish: Floating Mint Leaves & (Optional) Sugar-coated Vanilla Bean Glass: Chilled Martini
Shake all (except champagne) and strain into a chilled martini glass. Top with champagne, and garnish with a vanilla bean.