Rosemary-Grapefruit Gin Fizzes

June 30, 2013

Rosemary-Grapefruit Gin Fizzes
















  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8 fizzes, plus extra rosemary syrup for more cocktails


  • 1 cup water
  • Five long sprigs fresh rosemary, plus additional for garnish
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 cups fresh squeezed grapefruit juice
  • 1 1/3 cup gin
  • 1 cup sparkling wine


  1. Combine water, rosemary sprigs, and sugar in a small saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil and stir until sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat and let cool for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Strain and discard the rosemary.
  4. Chill rosemary-syrup until ready to use.
  5. Fill a cocktail shaker half full of ice.
  6. Add 1/2 cup grapefruit juice, 1/3 cup gin, and 2 Tbs. rosemary-syrup.
  7. Shake well and strain into two Champagne glasses. Top each with a 2TB float of sparkling wine.
  8. Repeat 3 more times to make all 8 cocktails.


Rosemary-syrup will keep chilled in the fridge for several weeks. This recipe makes enough syrup for several cocktails.

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