Pearl Pom Breeze
Contributed by: News Canada
(NC) - The pomegranate has been making its way into North American dishes since the Spanish introduced the delicious dark red fruit to California back in 1769. Revered for its medicinal value in countries around the world, the pomegranate is fast becoming one of the most popular foods and flavours in today's market.
In fact, according to Productscan, there were 190 pomegranate flavoured foods and products in the first 10 months of 2006. Comparatively, in 2003 there were only 31. It's no surprise then that the world's first pomegranate flavoured vodka emerged as the platinum awarding winner at the 2007 World Beverage Competition. Ultra-premium Pearl Pomegranate Vodka, made from soft winter wheat and pure Canadian Rocky Mountain water, has been filtered six times and distilled five times, making it super smooth served on the rocks or as a martini.
At your next martini social, dazzle your company with these delicious pomegranate morsels:
- Did you know there are exactly 840 seeds in every pomegranate? Each seed is protected by a sac of delicious juice that many cultures believe to be a symbol of fertility.
- Pomegranates have a natural anti-oxidant that many believe has the ability to counter cholesterol, aging and some auto-immune diseases.
- Grenadine is the syrup extracted from pomegranate juice
Ultra-premium Pearl Pomegranate Vodka (34.95/750ml) can be found at a select group of premium LCBO stores. You can find a store online at www.lcbo.com by inputting the LCBO #29215 for Pearl and then "find stores".
- 1 1/2 oz. Pearl Pomegranate Flavored Vodka
- Cranberry Juice
- Pineapple Juice
Fill with Equal Parts Cranberry Juice & Pineapple Juice
Pour Pearl Pomegranate Flavored Vodka over ice into a tall glass and add equal parts cranberry juice and pineapple juice to fill. Stir well and garnish with a pineapple wedge.