Smoked Rosemary & Lime Gimlet
Recipe type: Cocktail
Serves: 1 cocktail
My friend and I tried this incredible smoked rosemary gin which she got from her trip to the Okanagan and I knew it would be perfect as a summer gimlet. Who doesn't love an early spring cocktail anyway?
Rosemary Lime Syrup
  • 2 fresh, long sprigs of rosemary
  • 1 cup water
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • Juice of 1 lime
Smoked Gimlet
  • 1.5 oz smoked rosemary gin
  • 2 oz rosemary lime syrup
  • Ice
  • Fresh rosemary sprigs, to garnish
Rosemary Lime Syrup
  1. Place the rosemary, water and sugar in a pot and bring to a gentle boil until the sugar has dissolved
  2. Turn off the heat and let the mixture stand for at least an hour so the rosemary infuses the syrup
  3. Stir in the lime juice
Smoked Gimlet
  1. Place the ice in a cocktail shaker
  2. Add the smoked rosemary gin and the rosemary lime syrup
  3. Shake and then strain into a cocktail glass
  4. Garnish with a sprig of rosemary
Recipe by Food Bloggers of Canada at