1 1/2 cups fresh pomegranate juice
2 ounces Absolute Citron vodka or white tequila
1 ounce Cointreau Liquor
splash of sparkling water
squeeze of lemon
superfine sugar for dipping
pomegranate seeds and orange zest for garnish [optional]
fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice. place pom juice, vodka, cointreau, sparkling water, and lemon juice; shake. take a lemon or lime wedge and rub the drinking surface of a martini glass so it's barely moist. dip the edge into sugar. strain martini into the sugar-rimmed glass & garnish each with pom seeds and orange zest. makes 2.