Vampire's Kiss Cocktail

Yield: 1 drink


  • 1 ounce vodka
  • 4 black cherries
  • ½ ounce homemade grenadine (½ cup sugar, ½ cup pomegranate juice)
  • Coca-Cola 
  • Maraschino cherry, to garnish
  • Orange peel, to garnish


  • Make The Grenadine: In a Mason jar, combine equal parts fresh pomegranate juice and sugar. Seal, shake well, and pour ½ ounce of the mixture into a pilsner glass filled with ice. 
  • Combine the black cherries and vodka in a cocktail shaker, and muddle them thoroughly. Add ice and shake vigorously.
  • Strain the contents into the pilsner glass. Float with Coca-Cola to the rim and garnish with a bat-shaped orange peel and maraschino cherry.