Roomscapes Refreshments: Rosemary Gin Fizz

After many weeks of fickle weather, summer has finally arrived in Massachusetts. The intense heat and brilliant sun breathes life into everything around us. Seafarers are released from the cold grasp of winter and can comfortably let their white sails hang from the mast of their boats as the warm wind propels them along the Atlantic. Cape Cod flourishes with visitors looking for the perfect beach and memorable food, drinks, and friends.

The days are long and epic. Each one ending with a shimmering, warm sunset that could only be made better by one thing: the clink of a glass filled with rosemary infused gin cocktails as you toast to the sunset and welcome the big, bright summer moon with good friends.

Some of our favorite summer recipes involve gin. It’s crisp, refreshing, and can be extremely versatile. When you add rosemary infused simple syrup into the mix, you’ve got a crowd-pleaser.

We’ve found a great recipe you can follow the next time you and your pals want to share laughs and beat the sweltering summer heat.

Rosemary Gin Fizz Cocktail Recipe

PREP 5mins
COOK 1hr
TOTAL 1hr 5mins

We’ve put an herbal spin on the classic gin fizz cocktail. Gin, fresh rosemary and lemon team up to make the classic recipe even better.

Makes 1 drink (plus 1 cup of rosemary simple syrup)

You will need:

2 ounces (1/4 cup) gin
1/2 ounce (1 tablespoon) fresh lemon juice
1/2 ounce (1 tablespoon) rosemary simple syrup (recipe below)
3 ounces (1/3 cup) club soda
1 lemon slice, for glass
1 rosemary sprig, for glass

1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1 rosemary sprig


Shake gin, lemon juice and rosemary simple syrup in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Strain into a glass filled with ice. Add club soda. Garnish with lemon slice and rosemary sprig.


Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan then bring to a boil. Cook, while stirring, until the sugar dissolves. Remove pan from the heat, add rosemary, and then let steep for 1 hour. Discard the rosemary sprig.

Recipe blog Inspired Taste has an easy to follow rosemary gin fizz cocktail that you’ll be making all summer long. You can thank us later.