SMASHED POMEGRANATE & GRAPEFRUIT COCKTAIL

GRAPEFRUIT COCKTAIL- THE KINDRED STREET 5

You guys. HOUSE OF CARDS IS BAAACK!!! Kevin and I have been anxiously awaiting it’s return for the past year. It’s a bittersweet reunion, I know we’ll breathlessly burn through season 2 and be left with another long wait for season 3. Oh Netflix and your instant gratification, what have you done to us?

GRAPEFRUIT COCKTAIL- THE KINDRED STREET 11

I made myself a Smashed Pomegranate and Grapefruit Cocktail to celebrate the occasion. It was so good, I think I’ll make them a regular in my HOC viewing experience.

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Light, fizzy, slightly sweet and fruity…a nice contrast to the heavy viewing material. No spoilers, let me just say…HOLY CRAP, I did not see that coming.  Also, how bad is Robin Wright? SO BAD A.

That concludes my public geek out. Cheers!

INGREDIENTS

1/2 c pomegranate seeds

2 limes

1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon super fine sugar

4oz vodka

2 cans pink grapefruit perrier

ice

DIRECTIONS

Place 1 tsp of super fine sugar, 1 heaping tablespoon pomegranate seeds, juice from half a lime in a glass and muddle (smashing pomegranate seeds). Pour in 1 oz vodka, top with ice and pour in half can on pink grapefruit perrier. Pink grapefruit slices would be soooo good as a garnish but I didn’t have any on hand. DANG IT! I topped with extra pomegranate seeds and lime wedge. Yields 4 drinks.

 

 

 

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