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10 Ways Fresh Herbs Can Give Cocktails A Kick

Give your summer cocktails a summer kick with basil, rosemary, thyme and other herbs. Credit: Copyright Josh Wand

Give your summer cocktails a summer kick with basil, rosemary, thyme and other herbs. Credit: Copyright Josh Wand

The best summer cocktails are light and refreshing and reflect the flavors of the season. Across the United States, bartenders are turning to summer herbs to add bright, fresh flavors to their drinks. Here are 10 easy ways to add your favorite herbs to your own cocktails.

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Main photo: Give your summer cocktails a summer kick with basil, rosemary, thyme and other herbs. Credit: Copyright Josh Wand



Zester Daily contributor Georgia Freedman is a freelance food and travel writer who specializes primarily in exploring Asian foods and cultures. Formerly the managing editor of the food magazine Saveur, Georgia is a frequent contributor to the Off Duty section of The Wall Street Journal, and she has also written for Afar, Roads and Kingdoms, The Art of Eating, Imbibe, BonAppetit.com, and other publications and websites. Having studied East Asian cultures and Mandarin Chinese in school, Georgia spent a year and a half living in the southwestern Chinese province of Yunnan, studying the foodways of the region’s many minorities and chronicling her discoveries at www.chinasouthoftheclouds.com. She currently resides in San Francisco but returns to Yunnan and other parts of Asia regularly.

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