The Life Events:
Chris is giving up sweets and Ben made twelve cocktails and then dumped them down the drain.
Build in a collins glass with ice. Top with the tonic. Garnish with fresh parsley.
A handful each of dried rosemary, dried thyme, and dried sage
A handful of fresh parsley, chopped
A cup of sugar
To make the syrup, add two cups of water and the herbs, and boil until the water is reduced to about half its original volume. Strain the herbs out, then add sugar to the herb water and return to heat until fully dissolved.
Combine ingredients with ice, shake until well chilled and strain over fresh ice in a highball glass. Top with sparkling water and gently stir to combine.
The Green Man
1.75 oz Gin
1 oz St. Germain
.5 oz Green Chartreuse
.75 oz lime juice
3 dashes absinthe
1 oz sparkling wine
7 tarragon leaves, plus a sprig for garnish
Combine gin, St-Germain, Chartreuse, lime juice, absinthe and 7 tarragon leaves in a shaker with ice. Shake until well chilled. Fine-strain into a cocktail glass and top with sparkling wine. Garnish with tarragon sprig.