Lemon & Rosemary Bourbon Sour!
For the Rosemary Simple Syrup:
3 sprigs ofs Rosemary, Large
1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
1/2 cup Water
For the Cocktail (per cocktail):
1 1/2 ounces Bourbon
1 ounce Fresh Lemon Juice
3/4 ounce Rosemary Simple Syrup
Ice Cubes, For shaking and serving
sprigs of Rosemary, For garnish (optional)
To Make the Rosemary Simple Syrup:
Place rosemary on cutting board and gently hit sprigs with back of knife to release their flavor and aroma.
Transfer rosemary to small saucepot; stir in sugar and water. Cook over medium heat 4 to 6 minutes or until sugar is dissolved.
Remove from heat; let stand 10 minutes.
Transfer to jar or container and refrigerate until completely cool, or up to 5 days. Makes about ½ cup syrup.
To Make the Cocktail:
In cocktail shaker, combine bourbon, lemon juice, Rosemary Simple Syrup and ice; shake well.
Serve over additional ice, garnished with rosemary sprig, if desired.
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