Lemon Sting


 
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Lemon Sting

The flavors of rosemary and preserved lemon in this cocktail is subtle & unique and they bring a whole new dimension to the world of cocktails.

This recipe was created by sommelier Adrienne Voboril of Summit Street, a sommelier service specializing in wine education classes, in-home tastings and corporate events. Photography by Maria Midoes.

Combine the following ingredients in a shaker with ice:

1 jigger (2 Tbsp) bourbon

1/2 jigger (1.5 Tbsp) Canton’s ginger liquor

1/2 jigger(1.5 Tbsp) rosemary and preserved lemon simple syrup*

1/2 jigger (1.5 Tbsp) homemade lemonade*

Garnish: Twig of rosemary



* Homemade lemonade:

1/4 cup honey syrup

1/4 cup lemon juice

1 cup water

Bring ingredients to a boil. Remove from heat and let cool.



* Rosemary and preserved lemon simple syrup:

1:1 ration sugar and water

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup water

1.5 tsp preserved lemon paste

5 sprigs of rosemary

Bring ingredients to a boil. Remove from heat and let cool. Remove rosemary sprigs and store in an airtight container for up to one week in the fridge.