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Make Margaret Kuo’s Emperor and Pomegranate Martini at Home

Photos by Tessa Marie Images

Try these signature drinks for your next happy hour. 

The Emperor is rumored to be the very drink an American envoy served to the last ruler of the Qing Dynasty. For a slightly acidic bite, opt for the pomegranate martini.


The Emperor

2 oz. Wild Turkey 101 Bourbon Whiskey

3/4 oz. Campari

 1 oz. sweet vermouth

In a cocktail shaker, combine bourbon, Campari and vermouth. Shake and pour. Sprinkle with nutmeg before serving.

Pomegranate Martini

• 2 oz. Absolut Citron

• 1/2 oz. Cointreau

• 2 oz. pomegranate juice

In a cocktail shaker, combine citron, Cointreau and pomegranate juice. Shake, pour and serve.

Margaret Kuo’s Kitchen, 1109 W. Baltimore Pike, Media, (610) 891-8880