A sophisticated summer gin and tonic courtesy of Michael de Mono, Beverage Director at Sweet Hospitality Group.

Ingredients

  • 1 Ounce gin
  • 3/4 Ounce lemon juice
  • 1 Ounce lemon juice
  • 1/2 Ounce rosemary simple syrup (recipe below)
  • Tonic
  • 2 dashes Regan’s Orange Bitters
  • Lemon wedge

*Ingredients for Rosemary Simple Syrup (1-quart batch):

  • 1 box superfine sugar
  • 1 bunch fresh rosemary
  • Hot water

Preparation

Step 1:

Fill a 10 oz glass with ice.

Step 2:

Add gin, port, lemon juice and syrup.

Step 3:

Add tonic to fill.

Step 4:

Flip to mix.

Step 5:

Garnish with a lemon wedge.

Directions for Rosemary Simple Syrup:

Step 1:

Combine sugar and rosemary syrup in a 1 quart container.

Step 2:

Add hot water to fill.

Step 3:

Mix to dissolve sugar and let steep for 20 to 30 minutes

Step 4:

Strain to remove rosemary