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This Apple Cider Kentucky Sunrise is made with bourbon, apple cider, and pomegranate simple syrup. This southern twist on the classic Tequila Sunrise is the perfect fall cocktail.
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Apple Cider Kentucky Sunrise

This Apple Cider Kentucky Sunrise is made with bourbon, apple cider, and pomegranate simple syrup.  This southern twist on the classic Tequila Sunrise is the perfect fall cocktail.
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 194kcal

Ingredients

Pomegranate Simple Syrup (Grenadine):

  • 1 cup pomegranate juice, no sugar added (Such as Pom Wonderful)
  • 1 cup sugar

Apple Cider Kentucky Sunrise:

  • 2 oz bourbon
  • 4-6 ounces apple cider (non-alcoholic) OR sub unfiltered apple juice, amount depending on size of glass
  • ½ oz pomegranate simple syrup
  • Garnish (optional)- orange slice

Instructions

  • Make simple syrup by adding pomegranate juice and sugar to a pan. Bring to a boil, then simmer until all the sugar is dissolved. Set aside to cool.
  • Fill large martini or highball glass with crushed ice, then pour bourbon over ice. Add enough apple cider to cover the ice. Pour pomegranate syrup into center of glass-- do NOT stir. Syrup will sink to the bottom. Garnish with orange slice and serve immediately.

Notes

Yields 1 cocktail

Nutrition

Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 114mg | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin C: 1mg