Cocktail of the Week: Spiced orange and rosemary bourbon!

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It's Friday and let's face it, the only question we're currently asking ourselves is "where are the drinks?" From margaritas to wine, we can't wait to ditch our desks and head to the nearest cocktail, wherever that may be. So today, in honor of the upcoming weekend -- we've got a delicious cocktail just for you that is sure to wipe away all your workweek blues.

Allow us to introduce you to the spiced orange and rosemary bourbon!

Photo: Rustic White for Waiting on Martha

As you've probably already guessed, we only have one word for this drink - YUM. It's the perfect winter cocktail with just enough oomph to warm you up and keep you coming back for more. Here's how to make it, thanks to a little help from our friends at Waiting on Martha.

  • 1 1/2-2 oz. bourbon of choice
  • 1/2 oz. fresh orange juice
  • About 2 dashes of spiced orange syrup (this will sweeten it a tad, so feel free to use as much as you want)
  • Fresh orange peel to garnish
  • Fresh rosemary to garnish
  • Add all of the ingredients together and stir slightly to combine.
  • Garnish with rosemary and orange peel.
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