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.
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 better. If 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.
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.
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
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.
You Will NeedRosemary 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 glassRosemary Simple Syrup
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1 rosemary sprig
- Rosemary Simple Syrup
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.
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.