Make Margaret Kuo’s Emperor and Pomegranate Martini Recipes at Home

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Want to switch up your happy hour drink? Try these signature cocktail recipes when you’re in the mood for bold flavors and smooth sips.

Straight from Margaret Kuo, these cocktail recipes are sure to spice up 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

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

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Pomegranate Martini


2 oz. Absolut Citron
1/2 oz. Cointreau
2 oz. pomegranate juice

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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

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