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thyme gin fizz cocktail recipe

Aphrodisiac Honey Gin Thyme Fizz

Course aperitif, cocktails
Dish Type Cocktail
Ingredient gin
Servings 1

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 oz gin 3 tbsp
  • 2 oz Honey-Thyme Grapefruit Elixir 1/4 cup, recipe follows
  • 1 - 2 oz soda or sparkling water 2 - 4 tbsp
  • slices Garnish: fresh thyme sprig and thinof grapefruit

Makes about 20 ounces - enough for 10 cocktails.

  • 1/2 cup local honey
  • 1/3 cup warm water
  • 1/2 cups fresh squeezed grapefruit ruby or pink grapefruit juice
  • 6 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 6 sprigs fresh thyme

Instructions

  1. Fill a Collins or tall glass with ice.
  2. Measure in gin and the elixir. Top with a splash of soda.
  3. Stir drink with a bar spoon.
  4. Garnish with thyme and grapefruit.

Honey-Thyme Grapefruit Elixir

  1. Combine the honey and water in a bowl or pitcher. Whisk to combine.
  2. Stir in the grapefruit and lemon juices.
  3. Funnel mixture into a pretty bottle and add in the thyme sprigs.
  4. Let thyme mingle for at least 8 hours before serving and store refrigerated up to 5 days.