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Pretty Pink Cocktail :-)

Rosemary, Grapefruit & Gin Cocktail

I came across this recipe while searching for new drink ideas on Pinterst and just had to share this with y'all! This is from the cutest blogger- Tell Me Tuesday! This girl is PRECIOUS! Her name is Kate and I looked over her blog website when I came across this recipe and instantly fell in love with it all!!

 

This is seriously probably one of the prettiest cocktails I have ever seen... Pink is one of my FAVORITE colors and so this drink definitely caught my eye! 

 

 

Ingredients:

For the rosemary syrup:

  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 sprigs rosemary, leaves stripped and stalks discarded

 

For your cocktail:

  • 1.5 fl oz (45ml) London Dry gin (or vodka)
  • 1/2 cup of freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice
  • 1 fl oz (30ml) rosemary syrup
  • Ice
  • Fresh rosemary sprig and pink grapefruit slice to garnish

(Yields for 1 cocktail)

 

Instructions:

For the rosemary syrup-

In a saucepan place water and sugar. Stir and bring to the boil. Turn down heat and allow to simmer for 3 minutes with lid on. Turn off heat and allow the mixture to steep for 5 more minutes before straining through a fine mesh strainer. Discard the rosemary leaves and allow the syrup to cool before transferring syrup to a sealed bottle or jar. The syrup will keep for a couple of weeks in an airtight jar, stored in a cool dark place.

 

For the cocktail-

In a shaker pour gin, grapefruit juice and rosemary syrup. Add a big scoop of ice and shake vigorously for 20 seconds, or until the shaker feels icy cold in your hands. Fill a tumbler with ice and pour cocktail from your shaker through a fine mesh strainer into your glass. Garnish with fresh rosemary and pink grapefruit slices.

 

 

There is a lot of freedom to make this cocktail with whatever you like best! I love when I can change it up and try different things whenever I want :-)

 

Now go start sipping on this delicious drink ;-)

 

XOXO

Darbie Angell

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