Raspberry Rosemary Summer Cocktail

A big part of entertaining is being the best host you can be so, I always like to offer my guests a beverage to sip on during an event. So here is the Suggested Sip of the Week recipe, with alcohol and non-alcoholic versions.

RASPBERRY ROSEMARY SUMMER SIPPER

Previous Recipes include: Basil Grapefruit Sipper, Thyme Tangerine Fizz or Provence Lavender Cocktail.

With muddled fresh rosemary, Raspberries, fresh squeezed lime and Bombay Sapphire Gin gives this cocktail an added burst of flavor. Slice a fresh raspberry and a sprig of rosemary for the festive garnish.

INGREDIENTS {per 1 beverage}

  • 6-10 rosemary needles

  • 6 Fresh Raspberries

  • 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice

  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup

  • 1 1/2 ounces Gin

  • Tonic Water to taste {start with 2 ounces}

  • Ice

  • Rosemary sprig, Berries & slice lime for garnish

Instructions

  1. Muddle finely chopped rosemary leaves and 4 raspberries in a cocktail shaker. Add lime juice, simple syrup, and gin. Top with ice and shake vigorously. Pour into rocks glass over ice top with Tonic Water.

  2. Use the top of Rosemary sprig, sliced lime and berries for garnish.

Buzz Free Version:

Follow the same directions remove gin, adding ginger ale as desired and enjoy!

If you are hosting your own Garden Party and still looking for final touches, theme ideas or entertaining questions in general, comment below and I am happy to provide a few tips! {full planning also available. Visit the Party Preppin’ page for more details. }

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