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Strawberry Rosemary Gimlet

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Herbaceous rosemary and sweet strawberries marry with aromatic gin in this twist on the classic Gimlet cocktail. Gin and lime are the traditional ingredients and produce a strong drink that gin lovers will adore. For a milder cocktail use vodka and lemon juice. Recipe and video by Snixy Kitchen and The Bojon Gourmet.

Strawberry Gimlet

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

Strawberry Rosemary Syrup

  • 2 cups frozen California Strawberries
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon chopped rosemary leaves plus more rosemary sprigs for garnish

Per drink:

  • ounces gin or vodka
  • 1 ounce strawberry rosemary syrup
  • ¼ ounce strained lime or lemon juice
  • Handful of ice

Instructions

To Make the strawberry rosemary syrup:

  • In a medium saucepan, bring the strawberries, sugar, water, and rosemary leaves to simmer on medium high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer 15-20 minutes until the syrup is thick and strawberries are very soft.
  • In a large fine mesh sieve set over a bowl, strain the syrup, but do not press on the solids. Chill syrup until at least room temperature. Use for cocktails or save in the fridge for up to a week.

To make a single drink:

  • Shake gin, syrup, lime juice, and a handful of ice in a cocktail shaker. Strain into small coupe glasses (or other glasses of your choice). Garnish with a sprig of rosemary.
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