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Posted on Oct 8, 2016

Rosemary blueberry smash

This was a winner. Another honey-based experiment, with the sweetness of blueberries and a bubbly kick.

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Ingredients

7-8 blueberries
1 sprig rosemary
1 tbspn honey
1 tbspn lemon juice
Sparkling water to top


Instructions

  • Muddle the blueberries, rosemary and honey at bottom of shaker.
  • Add lemon juice and shake over ice.
  • Strain into a glass with fresh ice, and garnish with extra blueberries and rosemary

Inspired by http://www.townandcountrymag.com/leisure/drinks/how-to/g785/best-mocktail-recipes/?slide=2, but butchered, as usual.

‘Twas late on a Friday, and fresh blueberries were a dream. But there were frozen ones loitering…
Someone had also borrowed the shaker, so in reality, this was a stir job at the bottom of a glass, with the muddled fruit/rosemary removed with a spoon. And decorations with frozen blueberries. At least the rosemary plant in my garden never fails me.


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Muddling with the bottom of a spoon, you get the fantastic colour starting.


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Add the soda water and garnish, and voila!

Veeerrry refreshing, although I could have been tempted for more strength/less soda water. I guess it depends on the size of the glass.

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