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CELEBRATE THANKSGIVING IN STYLE

16.11.15

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we look to ways in which to spice up the menu and complement the classics. This rosemary-infused Aperol punch recipe is a delicious way to bring some new flavours to the table, so follow the easy steps below and make sure it’s chilled and ready for when your family and friends arrive to celebrate. Recipe sourced from seriouseats.com

INGREDIENTS

FOR THE ROSEMARY-INFUSED APEROL

1 bottle Aperol

3 long sprigs fresh rosemary

FOR THE HONEY SYRUP

8 ounces warm water

8 ounces honey

FOR THE PUNCH

18 ounces rosemary-infused Aperol

9 ounces bourbon such as Four Roses Yellow Label

6 ounces honey syrup

24 ounces sparkling wine

24 ounces seltzer

TO DECORATE

Grapefruit slices

Additional rosemary sprigs

METHOD

1. Place 3 long sprigs of fresh rosemary in a bottle of Aperol and let it sit for 3 hours at room temperature before straining.

2. Combine the honey and warm water. Stir together thoroughly, or combine in a jar and shake until mixed.

3. Mix the rosemary-infused Aperol with the bourbon and honey syrup in a punch bowl.

4. Top with sparkling wine and seltzer

5. Garnish with grapefruit slices and rosemary sprigs and serve with ice.