Marionberry – Rosemary “Rain Drop” Cocktail

The surprising combination of sweet marionberry and fragrant rosemary make this simple cocktail more refreshing than a rain drop!

The surprising combination of sweet marionberry and fragrant rosemary make this simple cocktail more refreshing than a rain drop! Soooo I'm from Portland. That's the Oregon one, not the Maine one. I'm a born-and-raised Oregonian and I love it here! The only thing that makes me crazy about the Willamette Valley (pronounced like will-lamb-it, not will-a-metty) is that it rains here...a … [Keep Reading!]

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