belmont stakes drink

Belmont Jewel Cocktail

The Belmont Jewel cocktail is the official drink of the Belmont Stakes horse race. Bourbon, lemonade and pomegranate juice make for a fruity punch that’s delicious all summer long.

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what you'll need

•  cocktail shaker •  jigger •  strainer •  highball glasses

Prep Time: 10 Min

bourbon whiskey lemonade pomegranate juice lemon garnish cocktail cherry (optional)

makes: 1 drink


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Measure bourbon.


Add to a cocktail shaker with ice. Always be sure to measure accurately for best results.

Measure lemonade.


And add it to the shaker. Homemade is great if you have the time!

Measure the pomegranate juice.


Add pour it into the shaker. 

Mix it up!


Cover the shaker and mix well! Shake shake shake.

Strain into glass.


Strain the cocktail into a highball glass with ice.

Garnish & sip!


Add a lemon slice (or wedge), a cocktail cherry and/or a straw! Toast to the Belmont Stakes.