Rosemary Greyhound


Posted: May 19

Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

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Infuse a classic Greyhound cocktail with fragrant, homemade rosemary simple syrup and you instantly have a refreshing remix! Rosemary Greyhound boasts all the delightful flavors of a traditional Greyhound, but with a boost of fanciful floral flavor. Grab your favorite cocktail glass, mix up a delicious Rosemary Greyhound, and grab a seat on the porch to watch the sunset on a warm summer evening. You won’t regret it!


Ingredients

For the rosemary simple syrup: • 2 cups water • 2 cups sugar • 6 sprigs fresh rosemary For the cocktail: • 2 ounces vodka, of choice • ice, enough to fill a tall glass • 1/2 ounce prepared rosemary simple syrup • 4 ounces grapefruit juice • 1 sprig rosemary, optional, for garnish • grapefruit slice, optional, for garnish

Directions

Step 1

Dissolve the sugar in the water in a saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring regularly for about 5 minutes. Do not let the mixture boil.

Step 2

Pour the warm sugar over the rosemary sprigs in a heat-safe container.

Step 3

Allow the rosemary to infuse and steep for at least 1 hour. The simple syrup can be kept in an airtight container for up to 10 days.

Step 4

Pour the vodka into a tall glass of ice.

Step 5

Add the homemade rosemary simple syrup and grapefruit juice.

Step 6

Garnish with a sprig of rosemary and a slice of grapefruit and serve.


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