Preheat oven to 350º F.
In a small sauce pan, add all sauce ingredients except pomegranate arils.
Bring to a gentle boil then turn down to low. Stir frequently and cook for about 4-6 minutes.
Remove from heat and add pomegranate arils. Stir.
Scrape or carefully slice the top rind off of the brie.
Bake brie for about 10-15 minutes.
Remove from oven and add topping to brie.
Return to oven for 3-5 minutes just to warm topping.
Serve immediately with crackers, apples, pears or crostini.