Recipes

HIBISCUS GIN COCKTAIL

Virgin Hibiscus bevie

Get ready to make a refreshing hibiscus tea cocktail that is just as good without the added gin. I know, you don’t know if you can believe me. You’ll have to try it for yourself!

Ingredients

1. 1 teabag or 1 tablespoon loose leaf hibiscus tea and 1 cup hot water

2. 1 sprig or 1 tablespoon dried Rosemary 

3. 1⁄2 cup sugar

4. 1 can of soda water

5. lime wedges + rosemary sprigs for garnish

6. Gin is optional

HIBISCUS TEA

1. Add hibiscus to 8 oz hot water.

2. Brew to desired strength. I prefer my tea to a brilliant pink colour. Strain if necessary.

3. Allow to cool.

ROSEMARY SIMPLE SYRUP

1. Add 1 tablespoon dried rosemary leaves or 1 sprig fresh rosemary to 1⁄2 cup water, 1⁄2 cup sugar to a saucepan.

2. Gently over medium heat until sugar has dissolved and mixture has thickened slightly.

3. Allow to cool and strain.

HIBISCUS COCKTAIL

1. Combine 4 oz. hibiscus tea, 2 oz. soda water with 2 oz. of gin or vodka with rosemary syrup to taste over crushed ice.

2. Stir well.

3. Garnish with lime wedge or rosemary sprig.

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