pomegranate gin cocktail in glass with lime wedge

Pomegranate Gin Sling Cocktail

Here’s another classic cocktail with a twist.

Gin is more versatile than people think. This Sling recipe is refreshing, full of flavor and perfectly balanced.

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What happens when you host a brunch and have leftover pomegranate juice? You promptly decide that the leftovers will make a great cocktail.

The Pomegranate Gin Sling is a twist on the classic Gin Sling and it’s a great way to liven up the cocktail.

History of the “Gin Sling”:

A “Sling” is really a punch that consists of sugar, water, liquor and bitters or brandy. Over time the Sling became more complex with the addition of fruit juices and additional spices. Today there are a host of Sling recipes. The most recognizable is the Singapore Sling which has Gin, Benedictine, Grand Marnier, cherry liqueur, bitters, lime juice, and club soda.

The Pomegranate Sling is so simple. It only requires 5 ingredients: Gin, Pomegranate juice, fresh lime, simple syrup and a lime wedge.

Can be served up or on the rocks.


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pomegranate gin cocktail in glass with lime wedge

Pomegranate Gin Sling Cocktail

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  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x


A simple and refreshing cocktail with pomegranate juice, fresh lime and Gin.


  • 2 oz. Gin
  • 1 oz. Pomegranate Juice
  • 1 Fresh Lime, juiced
  • 1 ½ oz. Simple Syrup
  • Fresh Lime Wedge


  1. Combine all ingredients except for the lime wedge in a cocktail shaker with a couple of cubes of ice.
  2. Shake vigorously and pour into a rocks glass or up in a martini glass.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: Cocktail
  • Cuisine: American
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