You Need a Drink: Pom & Ginger

7Up has a new pomegranate flavor. (And a new diet pomegranate flavor, natch.) I tried it, and it’s the closest non-Southern approximation of Cheerwine I’ve been able to get my grubby little hands on. But you know what’s even better than a Yankeefied version of my favorite nostalgia beverage? Alcohol, obviously. The good folks at 7Up sent us this drink recipe, which I can confirm is tasty. Especially once you’ve had four.

Pom & Ginger

  • 1 ounce Rose’s Cocktail Infusions Pomegranate Twist
  • 1.5 ounces vodka or whiskey (Lilit’s note: I think it’s better with vodka)

Fill a glass with 3/4 cup ice. Pour ingredients over ice. Add equal parts ginger ale and Pomegranate 7Up.

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    • jojo.k

      My brother went to school in Salisbury, NC, home of Cheerwine, and it is still out there if you want it.

      • Lilit Marcus

        I’ll be in NC for the holidays and plan to bring back a stash. Also, did you know that Food Lion sells Cheerwine sherbet? It tastes like pure love.