1cup8 ounces fresh blood orange juice (about 4 oranges)
1/2 to 1cup4 to 8 ounces bourbon
2cups16 ounces refrigerated lemonade
2tablespoons1 ounce refrigerated pomegranate juice
Angostura Bitters (optional
Blood Orange Slicesgarnish
Combine the first 4 ingredients in an ice-filled pitcher. Pour into ice-filled rocks glasses. Top off each with a dash of bitters, if desired. Garnish, if desired.
Blood oranges differ from their thick-skinned cousins, navel oranges, because they are less acidic in taste and have a richer, berry-like flavor. When pressed, blood oranges yield a tangy-sweet juice that pairs well with bourbon.