BB's Elixir



1 1/2 oz. gin

3/4 oz. sweet vermouth

3/4 oz. pomegranate juice

1/2 oz. fresh lime juice

1/2 oz. cranberry-orange simple syrup (recipe below)

fresh orange peel for garnish


For simple syrup:

1 cup sugar

2 cups water

2 cups fresh cranberries

Skins of 2 fresh oranges



In a saucepan, bring all ingredients to a light boil and simmer for 20 minutes. Turn off heat and let steep until cool. Strain into a small bowl.

Combine all ingredients except the orange peel in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well. Serve in a cocktail glass and garnish with orange peel.