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Pomegranate Brandy Sour in a coupe glass with a dried pear garnish

Pomegranate Brandy Sour

Picture of Heather Wibbels, Cocktail Contessa, pouring a cocktailHeather Wibbels
The winter months shine with pomegranates, figs, and other seasonal produce. Add the sweet and tart taste of pomegranate along with its beautiful red hue to a fresh pomegranate brandy sour with cognac, pear brandy, lemon, and bitters.
5 from 1 vote
Course Drinks
Cuisine winter cocktail
Servings 1


  • 2 oz fresh pomegranate juice
  • 1.5 oz cognac
  • 0.75 oz pear brandy
  • ½ oz lemon juice
  • 3 dashes cherry bark vanilla bitters
  • 2 spritzes of absinthe over the drink as served
  • Garnish: star anise and dried pear


  • Combine cognac, pomegranate juice, pear brandy, lemon juice and bitters in a shaking tin. Add ice and shake until the outside of the tin is frosty. Strain into a coupe and top with a couple spritzes of absinthe, garnish and sit back and watch the fire.
Keyword bitters, brandy, cognac, lemon, pear, pomegranate, simple syrup
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