Rosemary Gin Fizz Cocktail Recipe

Add an herbal spin to the classic gin fizz cocktail with fresh rosemary. Jump to the Rosemary Gin Fizz Cocktail Recipe or read on to see our tips for making it.

Rosemary Gin Fizz Cocktail Recipe

Remember when we shared our Classic Gin Fizz Cocktail Recipe with you? Well, we’ve put a little spin on it. Gin, fresh rosemary, and fresh lemon team up to make the classic recipe even betterIf you like the classic, you’ll love this Rosemary Gin Fizz.

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To add the essence of rosemary to our gin fizz, we add a few sprigs to our homemade simple syrup.

Rosemary Simple Syrup

Since the syrup is warm, the oils from the fresh rosemary release and infuse the syrup. You can do this with any herb – basil is great one to try.

How to Make a Rosemary Infused Gin Fizz

Recipe updated, originally posted September 2012. Since posting this in 2012, we have tweaked the recipe to be more clear. – Adam and Joanne

Rosemary Gin Fizz Cocktail Recipe

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We’ve put an herbal spin on the classic gin fizz cocktail. Gin, fresh rosemary and lemon team up to make the classic recipe even better.

Makes 1 drink (plus 1 cup of rosemary simple syrup)

You Will Need

Rosemary Gin Fizz

2 ounces (1/4 cup) gin

1/2 ounce (1 tablespoon) fresh lemon juice

1/2 ounce (1 tablespoon) rosemary simple syrup (recipe below)

3 ounces (1/3 cup) club soda

1 lemon slice, for glass

1 rosemary sprig, for glass

Rosemary Simple Syrup

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup water

1 rosemary sprig

Directions

    Shake gin, lemon juice and rosemary simple syrup in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Strain into a glass filled with ice. Add club soda. Garnish with lemon slice and rosemary sprig.

    • Rosemary Simple Syrup
    • Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan then bring to a boil. Cook, while stirring, until the sugar dissolves. Remove pan from the heat, add rosemary, and then let steep for 1 hour. Discard the rosemary sprig.

Adam and Joanne's Tips

  • For multiple servings, stir gin, lemon juice, and the rosemary simple syrup in a pitcher. Refrigerate. When ready to serve, divide between glasses filled with ice, add club soda then garnish with lemon slices and rosemary sprigs.

If you make this recipe, snap a photo and hashtag it #inspiredtaste — We love to see your creations on Instagram and Facebook! Find us: @inspiredtaste

AUTHOR: Adam and Joanne Gallagher

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8 comments… Leave a Comment
  • April February 21, 2016, 9:58 am

    I have made this recipe twice now, once for a cocktail party, and last night for a dinner party. Rave reviews all around both times. The second time I made it, I made a small modification which I am going to do from now on. I left the rosemary to steep all day in the simple syrup and added long curls of lemon zest, from one lemon, to steep as well. It was really nice. I love your recipe and it is the perfect cocktail for an apperitif. Thank you!

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  • Kristin March 2, 2014, 5:47 pm

    I made this last night for a dinner party, and it was a huge hit. Super easy to make, and everyone loved how refreshing it was with the lemon and subtle taste of rosemary. Thank you for sharing this recipe.

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  • Edward Singleton February 11, 2014, 12:34 am

    Feel head-over-heals in LOVE with this recipe. Thank you!

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  • Hannah June 29, 2013, 12:56 am

    Thanks for the recipe! I added an egg white for added frothiness, and it was perfect!

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  • Faustina Stallcup April 14, 2013, 5:07 am

    Greetings! I’ve been reading your web site for some time now and finally got the courage to go ahead and give you a shout out from Dallas Tx! Just wanted to say keep up the excellent job!

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    • Joanne April 17, 2013, 1:29 pm

      Aww, thank you … so glad you commented this time 🙂

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  • fiona maclean February 1, 2013, 10:03 am

    I tried a rosemary gin fizz the other day. The good thing is that the gin has herbal notes which are brought out by the addition of a little fresh herb!

    fabulous…and lovely photos too!

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  • Danguole October 30, 2012, 3:29 pm

    I’m into this! Herbal cocktails are so refreshing.

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