Autumn Orchard Zest
Request: Create a fall themed cocktail using orange, rosemary and mint.
AI Nutrition Facts
Serving : 1 cocktail
*Estimated by AI - may vary
Varies depending on the ABV of the bourbon or aged rum used*
Approximately 200 calories*
Approximately 10 grams of net carbs*
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Embrace the essence of fall with this refreshing cocktail that marries the vibrant zest of orange with the earthy tones of rosemary and the cool kiss of mint. The Autumn Orchard Zest is a delightful seasonal symphony served in a highball glass that reflects the rich color palette and aromatic wonder of the fall. Ingredients: - 2 oz Bourbon or Aged Rum (for a warm, caramel depth) - 1 oz Freshly squeezed orange juice (for bright acidity) - 0.5 oz Orange liqueur (like Cointreau, for a touch of sweetness and complexity) - 0.5 oz Rosemary simple syrup (infuse simple syrup with fresh rosemary sprigs) - 8-10 Fresh mint leaves (plus a sprig for garnish) - 2 dashes of Angostura bitters - Club soda (to top off) - Orange peel (for garnish) - Rosemary sprig (for garnish) Glass: - Highball glass Instructions: 1. To make the rosemary simple syrup, combine equal parts sugar and water in a saucepan, add a few sprigs of fresh rosemary, and bring to a simmer until sugar is dissolved. Allow the mixture to cool, then strain out the rosemary. 2. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the fresh mint leaves with the rosemary simple syrup to release the flavors. 3. Add the bourbon or rum, freshly squeezed orange juice, orange liqueur, and Angostura bitters to the shaker. 4. Fill the shaker with ice and shake vigorously until well-chilled. 5. Strain the mixture into the highball glass filled with ice. 6. Top off the glass with club soda for a refreshing fizz. 7. Express the orange peel over the drink to release its oils, and then add it to the glass along with a sprig of rosemary for garnish. 8. Gently clap