Holiday Gin Smash

Gin Lovers Rejoice!! This Holiday Gin Smash is about to make your next Holiday gathering the event of the season! Even if its only a gathering for you and your pet cat. Ha Ha

We need to thank our friend, Anna for the inspiration for this epic Holiday bevvy. Anna, a fellow gin aficionado, passed on her recommendation of Eau Claire Distillery’s Christmas Gin and her tried and true smash recipe! After a few small changes- this is the result!

Heres What you Need:

  • Eau Claire Distillery Christmas Gin
  • 4-5 Sprigs of Fresh Rosemary
  • 1/2 a lemon
  • Soda Water
  • Fresh Ginger 2-3 Loonie sized Chunks (to taste)
  • 1 cup Regular Water
  • 1 Cup Sugar or Sugar Substitute


  1. Start by making a Rosemary simple syrup. Don’t groan! Its actually a lot less work than you think. Bring one cup water and one cup sugar (or substitute) and two sprigs of Rosemary to boil in a saucepan until liquid reduces to half. Strain out Rosemary and let cool. This will keep in the refrigerator for WEEKS!!
  2. Muddle the lemon and Ginger in the bottom of your cocktail shaker
  3. Add 4 oz Christmas Gin and 1 oz simple syrup to the shaker.
  4. Add 1/4 Cup Cranberry juice and shake to combine.
  5. Pour into your glass of choice and top with sparkling water.
  6. Garnish with a sprig of rosemary and serve!


MERRY MERRY!!! We’d love to see you guys enjoying this delicious cocktail! Be sure to tag your creations on instagram!

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