The Ginger Rogers

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for the ginger syrup

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, cut

for the cocktail

  • 1/2 oz ginger syrup, from above
  • 2 oz grapefruit juice
  • 1 oz lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 oz gin
  • 2 oz soda water


  1. To make the ginger syrup, combine sugar, water, and ginger in a small saucepan over low heat. Simmer for 10 minutes, then strain out ginger pieces and allow to cool to room temperature.
  2. In a cocktail shaker with ice, combine 1/2 oz ginger syrup, grapefruit juice, lemon juice, and gin. Shake well.
  3. Pour soda water into a collin’s glass over ice. Pour in cocktail ingredients, stirring gently. Garnish with rosemary.