Winter Sea Breeze Holiday Cocktail Recipe

by Jillian Leslie on

Winter Sea Breeze Holiday Cocktail Recipe

This is hands down my favorite holiday cocktail to serve. It's bright, bubbly, tangy, and crisp, plus the pomegranate seeds and spring of mint give it a festive Christmas feel. If you're looking for a signature holiday cocktail, I recommend you try this!

WINTER SEA BREEZE HOLIDAY COCKTAIL

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz vodka (1/8 cup)
  • 1 oz grapefruit juice (1/8 cup)
  • 1/2 oz tonic syrup (2 tablespoons)
  • 2 oz soda water (1/4 cup)
  • 12 pomegranate seeds
  • 3 mint leaves (for garnish)
Directions:

Fill your glass about 3/4 full with ice. A lowball glass is the perfect size. Add the vodka, grapefruit juice, tonic syrup and stir. Pour in the soda water and garnish with the pomegranate seeds and mint leaves.

Tonic is one of my favorite cocktail mixers, and I love that there are now artisanal tonic syrups. I used Jack Rudy Tonic Syrup that I found at Whole Foods. I recommend using a syrup because it's not too sweet and has a little more complexity of flavor. If you don't have tonic syrup, you can substitute 1/4 cup regular tonic for the soda water and syrup. I might add a little extra grapefruit juice just to balance it out.

Yields 1 serving

Winter Sea Breeze Holiday Cocktail Recipe

Winter Sea Breeze Holiday Cocktail Recipe

Winter Sea Breeze Holiday Cocktail Recipe

Cheers and Happy Holidays!!

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2 comments

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    Rosie S wrote:

    Hi! I am excited about making this drink for a party tonight. Can you please clarify the amount of tonic syrup used? The recipe calls for half an ounce but it also says 2 tablespoons (which is a full ounce). Thanks so much!!

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    Wendy B wrote:

    Yes, is it 2 Tablespoons or or half an ounce of the tonic syrup? Also can you make this up a pitcher at a time?

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