|1 cup Monk Fruit In The Raw®|
|1 cup Freshly squeezed grapefruit juice|
|¼ cup Black peppercorns, crushed|
|10 sprigs Rosemary (about 3 inches long), lightly pounded|
|1 ½ to 2 oz Rye or bourbon|
|1 ½ to 2 oz Simple syrup Ice|
|Club soda, chilled|
|Freshly ground black pepper|
For the Simple Syrup: Makes about 2 cups
Combine the Monk Fruit in the Raw, grapefruit juice, peppercorns, and rosemary in a medium saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium heat and cook for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to sit for 20 minutes. Strain the mixture and discard solids. Cool completely. Store leftovers in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
For the Cocktail:
Combine the bourbon and simple syrup in a shaker with ice and shake to combine. Pour over ice in a highball glass or other small glass and top with club soda. Top with pepper. Serve.
Per serving: 80 calories, 28 mg sodium, 4 gm carbohydrates, 1 gm sugar, 1 gm dietary fiber and 0 gm protein.