Check out this herbal simple syrup, that is perfect in cocktails and mocktails!
In the course of making cocktails, we try to make a lot of our own ingredients from scratch. One of our favorites to make is a simple syrup. Classic Simple Syrup can be an integral part of a cocktail, by adding sweetness and flavor to make the drink just right. We have made a lot of simple syrups out of herbs, fruit and other sugars.
This post contains affiliate links for products that we think you as readers might find useful, and we make commission off of these! For more details about our affiliates, click our Disclosure and Contacts Page.
Our favorites though, are the herbal ones. They add that extra ingredient to our drinks that we enjoy, such as sage, rosemary and Mint Infused Simple Syrup. This rosemary simple syrup is something we add to a lot of our drinks, as both of us like rosemary very much.
We have used it in such cocktails as Rosemary’s Pear, The French Tart and the Rio Rose. Simple syrups can be infused with anything you can think of, so use your imagination and come up with your own unique flavors!
What Ingredients are Needed for the Rosemary Simple Syrup?
- Rosemary Sprigs
Simple syrups don’t just have to be used in cocktails, they can also be used in mocktails, kid’s drinks, 1960 Black Tea with Lemon, make sorbet and even use in baking! It is a very versatile ingredient. Here is our rosemary simple syrup for you to try!
Can Simple Syrups go bad?
They can get moldy if they sit too long. We encourage you to store it in the fridge in a Bormioli Rocco Swing Bottles but for no more than one to two weeks. We actually have a whole shelf of simple syrups in our fridge at any given time!
Like this recipe? Try these below, too!
- Rosemary Greyhound – Tastes Lovely
- Rosemary Gimlet – David Lebovitz
- Cinnamon Rosemary Old Fashioned – Salted Plains
- Rosemary Gin Fizz – Inspired Taste
- Rosemary Paloma – Liquor.com
- 2 cups sugar
- 4-6 rosemary spears
- 2 cups water
Bring the water to a boil.
Add sugar, stir to dissolve.
Add the rosemary spears, let the infusion boil for 60 seconds.
Remove pan from heat and let steep for 30 minutes-1 hour depending how strong you would like it.
Pour the cooled syrup through a mesh strainer into an airtight container, preferably glass.
This may be stored in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
Bellemain Swing Top Grolsch Glass Bottles 16oz - CLEAR - For Brewing Kombucha Kefir Beer (6 Set)
Cuisinart CTG-00-3MS Set of 3 Fine Mesh Stainless Steel Strainers
As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 94 Total Fat: 0g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 0mg Carbohydrates: 25g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 25g Protein: 0g
Interested in stocking your own home bar? Make sure to see our favorites at our Amazon Store!
If you liked this recipe, don’t forget to subscribe for new (and of course free) recipes by entering your email address on the side bar (and get all the recipes delivered to your inbox when we post), so you don’t miss out on a thing. You can find us on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter!Follow my blog with Bloglovin