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Pomegranate-Orange Cooler

For the freshest flavor, use refrigerated pomegranate juice. For a nonalcoholic version of the drink, omit the vodka, replace the liqueur with fresh-squeezed orange juice, and increase the ginger ale to 5 cups.

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  • Yield: Makes 8 to 10 servings
  • Prep time:10 Minutes


  • 5 cups pomegranate juice (see notes)
  • 2 1/2 cups vodka (see notes)
  • 1/3 cup orange-flavored liqueur (see notes)
  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 1/2 cups chilled ginger ale (see notes)


In a pitcher, combine pomegranate juice, vodka, orange-flavored liqueur, and fresh lime juice. Cover and chill until very cold, at least 1 hour (see notes). Just before serving, stir in ginger ale. Pour into ice-filled glasses. If desired, garnish glasses with thin orange slices.


You can make the juice mixture up to 1 day ahead; chill airtight (you can freeze the vodka mixture at least 1 hour and up to 1 day).

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 248
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Protein: 0.0g
  • Fat: 0.0g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 27g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Sodium: 99mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg

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