Cocktail & Other Recipes Cocktail Type Nonalcoholic

Don't Call Me Shirley

Image: Tim Nusog

Colleen Kenny, the bar manager of Nostrana in Portland, Ore., serves customers this version of the Shirley Temple. “It’s a fun way to let them drink something that’s special when they’re eating out,” she says. “I drank them all the time when eating out with my parents. It’s always consistent. We call ours Don’t Call Me Shirley because you’re not getting the scary, cloying syrup that people are used to.”

This recipe originally appeared as part of “It’s Time to Stop Hating the Shirley Temple.”


  • 1 1/2 oz House-made true grenadine*
  • 1/2 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz Fresh lime juice
  • 6 oz Club soda
  • Garnish: Amarena cherries


  1. Add all ingredients into a Collins glass.

  2. Stir and add ice.

  3. Garnish with 2 skewered amarena cherries.

  4. *House-made true grenadine: Bring 16 oz pomegranate juice to a simmer. Add 2 oz pomegranate molasses. Cool to room temperature. Whisk in 16 oz sugar. Add 1 tsp orange flower water. Strain through a fine filter.