We’re celebrating World Gin Day (8th June) with our twist on a Tom Collins, super refreshing using grapefruit and a rosemary infused simple sugar syrup. We recommend pre-making the simple sugar syrup and store in the fridge. Follow along with Sommer on IGTV for all the tips and tricks.
Serves: 1 Tall Glass
Time: 10 minutes
Prep - 5 mins
Cook - 6 mins
Ingredients for simple syrup :
1 cup water
1 cup white sugar
1/4 cup rosemary leaves
Combine water, sugar, and rosemary leaves in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Simmer for 1 minute. Remove from heat and let syrup steep, about 30 minutes.
Pour the syrup into a sterilised glass jar through a mesh strainer to remove rosemary leaves; let cool.
Ingredients for the cocktails :
100ml Grapefruit juice (even better freshly squeezed)
30ml Simple syrup infused with Rosemary (recipe above)
Rosemary sprig, for garnish
Wedge of Grapefruit , for garnish
Combine first 3 ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously to combine.
Pour into a tall glass filled with ice.
Top with soda and garnish with rosemary sprig and wedge of grapefruit.