Handful of pomegranate seeds,plus extra for garnish
1/3lime,cut into wedges
5mint leaves,plus an extra sprig for garnish
45mlHendricks gin,or use your favourite
15-20mlsugar syrup,depending on your taste
Ice cubes and crushed ice
To make sugar syrup, dissolve sugar in an equal amount of boiling water and allow cool. Stores indefinitely in the fridge.
Fill a glass with crushed ice. Place a handful of pomegranate seeds, lime, mint leaves and sugar syrup into the glass of a cocktail shaker and muddle. Add gin and ice cubes and shake hard, until the shaker is too cold to touch.
Double strain over crushed ice and garnish with extra pomegranate seeds and a mint sprig.