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A thyme & honey gin fizz cocktail with a pink straw on a dark background

Aphrodisiac Honey Gin Thyme Fizz Cocktail

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Looking for a winter cocktail? This drink combines
Course aperitif, cocktails
Cuisine American
Dish Type Cocktail
Cooking Style Mixology
Ingredient gin, honey
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Servings 1 cocktail
Author Kathy Casey

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 or thin wedge of 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

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

Honey-Thyme Grapefruit Elixir

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