How to Use Fresh Herbs in All Kinds of Cocktails

This simple 1:1:1 ratio is easily doubled, tripled, etc.

1 cup water
1 cup sugar
Large handful herb leaves/sprig

1. Stir water, sugar, and herbs together in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium high heat, until the sugar has just dissolved.

2. Remove from heat and let stand for 25 minutes.

3. Strain syrup through a fine mesh sieve into a glass jar. Tightly close the lid and chill for at least 3 hours before using. Store in the fridge for up to 1 month.