Pomegranate Mojito
The holiday season calls for a festive drink, like this Pomegranate Mojito “Martini.” Photo courtesy of Bacardi.



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December 2009

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Recipe: Pomegranate Mojito “Martini”

A Favorite Cocktail Served In A Favorite Cocktail Glass


Hold the vodka, gin and vermouth. Here’s a classic Mojito is served up in a martini glass and updated for the holidays with flavorful and colorful pomegranate juice. This recipe is courtesy of Bacardi Rum.

Also see our Cranberry Mojito recipe, served classic-style in a Collins glass with a stick of sugar cane, and other festive holiday cocktails.


Pomegranate Mojito “Martini”


  • 1-1/2 ounces Bacardi Superior Rum or other white rum (blanco)*
  • 12 fresh spearmint leaves
  • 1/2 lime
  • 1 ounce pomegranate juice
  • 2 tablespoons simple syrup (or 4 teaspoons sugar)
  • Club soda
  • Ice
  • Lime wedge and mint sprigs for garnish

*White rum is the basic mixing rum. Feel free to use a higher grade of rum.


  1. Muddle spearmint leaves and lime in a shaker.
  2. Cover with rum, pomegranate juice and simple syrup.
  3. Shake with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass.
  4. Top with a splash of club soda.
  5. Garnish with lime wedge and sprigs of mint


Recipe© Bacardi Rum. All other materials