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Tequila Moonrise

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: cocktail
Keyword: blood orange, cocktail, pomegranate
Servings: 3


  • 4.5 oz (3 shots) Silver tequila 
  • the juice of 2 limes
  • the juice of 1 large naval orange 
  • the juice of 1 blood orange 
  • 4.5 oz (3 shots) rosemary simple syrup 
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate cherry juice*
  • flamed rosemary, blood orange wheel and pomegranate seeds- for garnish
  • club soda

Rosemary Simple Syrup 

  • 1 cup cane sugar*
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 large rosemary sprig 


  • Making the Rosemary Simple Syrup
    1. Add sugar, water and rosemary to a small saucepan. Bring to boil, then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 5 minutes stirring to ensure all sugar dissolves.
    2. Allow to cool, strain into a container to jar, and discard rosemary.
    Making the cocktail
    1. Add tequila, lime, orange and blood orange juices, rosemary simple syrup and pomegranate cherry juice to a cocktail shaker or large mason jar.
    2. Shake well, and pour over ice.
    3. Top with club soda if desired, and garnish with flamed rosemary, blood orange wheel and pomegranate seeds. Makes 3-4 drinks.