Spiced Rosemary Old-Fashioned
Recipe type: Drinks
Serves: Makes 1
Spiced Rosemary Syrup:
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup maple syrup
  • 2 rosemary sprigs (about 3-inch long)
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 star anise pods
  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns
To make one cocktail:
  • 2 oz Heritage Rye Whiskey
  • ½ oz Spiced Rosemary Syrup
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • 1 strip orange peel
Make the syrup:
  1. Add all the syrup ingredients to a small saucepan set over medium heat. Bring to a simmer and stir until the sugar has dissolved, about 2 minutes. Turn off the heat and allow syrup to cool completely. Once cool, strain and transfer to an airtight container. Syrup will last in the refrigerator for up to a month.
To make one cocktail:
  1. Add the whiskey, spiced rosemary syrup, and bitters to a rocks glass. Add ice and stir for about 30 seconds until the drink is fully chilled. Garnish with a rosemary sprig and an orange peel.
Recipe by Nerds with Knives at https://nerdswithknives.com/spiced-rosemary-old-fashioned/