The S.O.S. Cocktail (Sprig o’ Spring)

The S.O.S Cocktail (Sprig o’ Spring)By Wylie, Piedmont Grocery’s resident mixologist
Spring is here! This herbaceous rosemary cocktail will help you stay cool as you enjoy that warm sunshine we’ve been getting in the East Bay.

The ingredients are minimal so that you can better appreciate the simple flavor of each component. Fresh lemon, fresh rosemary, clean gin— this cocktail is like the essence of spring distilled into a divine liquid.

The S.O.S. (Sprig o’ Spring) Recipe
Yields one cocktail

1 ounce rosemary simple syrup (We used this recipe from
1 ounce fresh lemon juice.
2 ounces gin (we recommend Bombay Sapphire).
1 sprig rosemary for garnish.
1 twist of lemon for garnish.

Combine gin, lemon juice, and rosemary syrup in a cocktail shaker with ice. Stir until well chilled (about 30 seconds).

Strain into a gimlet or martini glass. Garnish with the lemon twist and sprig of rosemary.

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