Infuse a classic Greyhound cocktail with fragrant, homemade rosemary simple syrup and you instantly have a refreshing remix! Rosemary Greyhound boasts all the delightful flavors of a traditional Greyhound, but with a boost of fanciful floral flavor. Grab your favorite cocktail glass, mix up a delicious Rosemary Greyhound, and grab a seat on the porch to watch the sunset on a warm summer evening. You won’t regret it!
IngredientsFor the rosemary simple syrup: • 2 cups water • 2 cups sugar • 6 sprigs fresh rosemary For the cocktail: • 2 ounces vodka, of choice • ice, enough to fill a tall glass • 1/2 ounce prepared rosemary simple syrup • 4 ounces grapefruit juice • 1 sprig rosemary, optional, for garnish • grapefruit slice, optional, for garnish
Dissolve the sugar in the water in a saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring regularly for about 5 minutes. Do not let the mixture boil.
Pour the warm sugar over the rosemary sprigs in a heat-safe container.
Allow the rosemary to infuse and steep for at least 1 hour. The simple syrup can be kept in an airtight container for up to 10 days.
Pour the vodka into a tall glass of ice.
Add the homemade rosemary simple syrup and grapefruit juice.
Garnish with a sprig of rosemary and a slice of grapefruit and serve.