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Rosemary Grapefruit Bourbon Smash

A Rosemary Grapefruit Bourbon Smash is an easy cocktail full of grapefruit and rosemary flavor. (Adjust sweetness and bourbon based on your preferences.)


rosemary simple syrup

    (enough for about 6-7 drinks)

    • 1 cup water
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 1 tbsp rosemary leaves

    for one drink:

    • 8 oz grapefruit juice fresh preferred, but bottled works too!
    • 2 oz bourbon
    • 1.5 oz rosemary simple syrup add more if you like 'em sweet
    • 2 oz club soda


    for the simple syrup

    • Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer, stirring frequently until sugar has dissolved. Let the mixture simmer for 10-15 minutes, or until reduced by half. Remove from heat and let it cool completely before using.

    for each drink

    • Fill each glass halfway with crushed ice. Add the grapefruit juice, bourbon, and simple syrup. For the club soda, I wrote that you'll need two ounces per cocktail, but that's really just an estimate. Basically you can just use it to top off each glass.
    • Enjoy!