These festive gimlets add the tart tang of pomegranate juice to the classic cocktail. The brilliant red color makes them perfect for the holidays.
Technique tip: To make your own simple syrup, combine 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water in a small pot and heat just until the sugar dissolves and the mixture is clear. Refrigerate until cold.
At least one hour before serving, place martini glasses in the freezer.2.
Combine the gin, pomegranate juice, lime juice, and simple syrup in a large pitcher.3.
Fill a cocktail shaker half full with ice and add the drink mixture until the shaker is three quarters full. Shake for a full 15 seconds.4.
Pour the mixture into the frozen martini glasses and garnish with a teaspoon of pomegranate seeds and a slice of lime.