Rose-Berry (rosemary + cranberry) Gin Fizz Cocktail

RoseBerry Gin Fizz CocktailA fresh, satisfying cocktail featuring a unique combination of rosemary and cranberry that’s sure to pleasure your liquor hole.

Components:

  • 2 ounces gin
  • 1.5 ounces fresh lime
  • 1.5 ounces fresh lemon
  • 1.5 ounces rosemary-infused simple syrup
  • 2-3 dashes cranberry bitters
  • 3 rosemary sprigs
  • Seltzer water to taste

For the Simple Syrup

  • In a medium-sized saucepan, combine 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water.
  • Place two rosemary sprigs in pan and muddle while water heats.
  • Bring to a boil, stirring, until sugar dissolves.
  • Strain into a container (a mason jar will keep your simple syrup fresh for weeks) and let cool.

For the Cocktail

  • Combine gin, lime, lemon, simple syrup, and  bitters in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake vigorously.
  • Fill rocks glass with 2-3 ice cubes.
  • Strain mixture into glass, top with seltzer, and stir gently.
  • Garnish with a fresh rosemary sprig and a twist of lime. (For a fuller aromatic experience, rub the rosemary sprig around the glass’s rim.)

In a Pinch? 
Simple syrup is a common ingredient in many cocktails and can be found at both liquor stores and supermarkets. If you don’t have time to boil your own rosemary-infused simple syrup, muddle 1/2 sprig of rosemary in the shaker before straining contents into your glass.

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