Medlock Ames Verjus Cocktail with Pomegranate Jewels

A gem of a cocktail, the Medlock Ames Verjus Cocktail shimmers with bubbles and pomegranate "jewels". The taste is well-balanced between the sweetness of cassis and the pleasant acid of the Verjus.

Servings: 1

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Pair With: seafood and other light fare.

Source: Recipe and photo courtesy Medlock Ames


1/2 ounce Medlock Ames Verjus*
2 dashes Angostura Bitters
1/4 ounce Clear Creek cassis liquour
sparkling wine
pomegranate seeds

*Verjus is juice made from unripe grapes. Medlock Ames sells theirs on their website. The 2012 was made with hand-picked Cabernet Sauvignon grapes at version.


Combine first three ingredients in a Champagne flute, float the sparkling wine on top and decorate with pomegranate "Jewels".

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Chef's Notes:

Editor's Note: Use this cooking tip for 'no mess' pomegranate seeds.

Recipe Courtesy Of

Medlock Ames

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