Raspberry-Rose Gin Rickey

This is a refreshing cocktail that would be perfect to shake-up your party, and get your weekend off to a good start with friends and family. 

A Gin Rickey is a mixture of gin, lime juice and club soda.  This Gin Rickey is brought to a new level with the addition of crushed raspberries and rose water.

Raspberry-Rose Gin Rickey
Serves 4
Recipe from Bon Appetit
Ingredients:
3 cups fresh raspberries
1 cup good quality gin 
Note:  Hendrick’s gin works really well  
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 teaspoon (scant) rose water
3 cups crushed ice
Directions:
Mix first 5 ingredients in bowl.  Let stand 1 hour at room temperature, occasionally stirring and crushing some of the berries.
Place 3/4 cup ice in each of 4 glasses.  Top each with 3/4 cup raspberry mixture.
Enjoy!

28 thoughts on “Raspberry-Rose Gin Rickey

  1. This looks really refreshing. I have never used rose water, though I'm seeing it in more recipes recently. Do you get it in the \”drinks\” section of the store? Maybe near where you'd find grenadine?

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