Sweet strawberry and savory rosemary are the perfect couple in this flavorful cocktail with a romantic red hue.

In Herball: A Generall Historie of Plants, the sixteenth century herbalist John Gerard wrote that eating basil would take away the pain of a scorpion sting. We use it to take away the sting of a hot summer day. Herb and citrus oils blend sweetly in this syrup that is anything but simple.

A drink doesn’t have to be plain just because it’s G-rated. Lively essential oils of herb and citrus combine for a soda that’s un-can-nily refreshing!