Sweet and syrupy are out. Herbaceous is in. This is the summertime cocktail that will win you some new friends. Pimms Cup and Moscow Mules are so 2012. You heard it here first, 2014 is the summer of the Rosemary Gin Fizz. We’re not usually wrong about these kinds of things, we predicted the bush would make a comeback years ago.
This drink contains ingredients from some of our favorites.
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Rosemary Gin Fizz
- 4 inches fresh rosemary (sprigs of)
- 1 lemon (small, juiced)
- 1/2 tsp honey
- 11/2 ozs gin
- 3 ozs club soda
- In a small drinking glass, muddle the fresh rosemary, lemon juice and honey.
- Fill the glass with ice, then pour in the gin and top with club soda.
- Give it a little swirl with a spoon. That’s it!