In a shaker, muddle all the ingredients except the Ginger Syrup.
Add the Ginger Syrup and fill with ice.
Shake well and strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice or a highball glass without ice.
Garnish with a rosemary sprig.
.5 cup Water
1 cup Sugar
1 (2-inch) piece Fresh ginger, finely chopped
PREPARATION: Bring the water to a boil in a small saucepan over high heat. Add the sugar and stir until dissolved. Remove from the heat and let cool completely. Place the ginger in a mesh strainer and pour the mixture over the top. Press the ginger with a muddler or the back of a spoon to remove as much liquid as possible.