Pomegranate Blinker

You’ll blink your own sort of double take with this updated Blinker Cocktail made with Pama pomegranate liqueur and grapefruit juice. It’s sweet and sour nature is made deeply sophisticated with a base of rye whiskey. The original version was featured in Patrick Gavin Duffy’s The Official Mixer’s Manual (1934) was made with grenadine.

Pomegranate Blinker

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  • 2 ounce rye
  • 1 ounce grapefruit juice
  • ½ ounce pama pomegranate liqueur
  • 1 grapefruit twist, as garnish


Pour all the liquid ingredients into a cocktail shaker half filled with ice cubes. Cover and shake vigorously. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a grapefruit twist.