Rosemary Cocktail
December 30, 2013
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While champagne is all well and good on New Years Eve, why not consider surprising your guests this year with something a little unexpected. Hello!Lucky  whipped up this rosemary cocktail for their West Elm New Years party and the results are simply astounding. Equally as lovely, equally as celebratory, and just a little off the beaten path.
Rosemary Cocktail
Prep Time
5 Minutes
Cook Time
10 Minutes
Total Time
15 Minutes
Ingredients
1/4 cup Fresh Rosemary, plus more for garnish 1/2 cup Water
1/2 cup Sugar Gin
Club Soda Lemon
Instructions
1.
To make the simple syrup, grind 1/4 cup of rosemary in a food processor or coffee grinder
2.
Place 1/2 cup water in a pot & bring to boil
3.
Dissolve 1/2 cup sugar & rosemary paste into the boiling water, stirring constantly.
4.
Once the sugar is dissolved completely, remove the pan from the heat. (Note: Do not allow the syrup to boil for too long or the syrup will be too thick.)
5.
Allow to cool completely (it will thicken as it cools).
6.
Pour 1 1/2 ounces of gin into a cocktail shaker with 3/4 ounces of rosemary syrup, & a squeeze of lemon juice. Fill remainder with club soda.
7.
Shake well, pour, and garnish with rosemary!
Photographer: Blake Bronstad | Styling + Design: Hello!Lucky | Party in a Box: West Elm