Cranberry Rosemary Spritzers

makes 4-5 drinks

  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • ice
  • 2 cups cranberry juice (you can use sweetened)
  • 1 ¼ cup bourbon
  • 1 12oz. bottle ginger beer
  • pomegranate seeds & rosemary sprigs for garnishing

To make the Rosemary Simple Syrup:

Put rosemary sugar and water in a small saucepan and heat over medium high heat until simple syrup boils. Turn off heat and let rosemary steep in the simple syrup for at least an hour.

To make the Spritzers:

In a large pitcher, mix cranberry juice, rosemary simple syrup, bourbon & ginger beer with ice. Stir well.

To serve, fill each cup with the spritzer and garnish with pomegranate seeds & a sprig of fresh rosemary.