With a generous portion of lime juice, this puckery Rosemary Gimlet is balanced by the piney rosemary-honey syrup. Using botanically bracing gin makes it a gimlet; if you like, try substituting white rum for the gin to make a rosemary daiquiri.

December 2021 / January 2022

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Credit: Eva Kolenko

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active:
5 mins
steep:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 5 mins
Servings:
1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place white rum or gin, lime juice, and Rosemary Honey Syrup in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Place lid on shaker; shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with rosemary sprig, tapped lightly against the hand first to release its essential oils.

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Note

Rosemary Honey Syrup (makes 1 cup): Place 5 (5-inch) rosemary sprigs and 1/2 cup near-boiling water in a sealable heatproof container. Let steep 20 minutes. Add 1/2 cup honey, and stir gently until dissolved. Cover and let steep at least 2 hours or, ideally, up to 12 hours. Strain before using. Syrup may be stored in an airtight container in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.

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