Thirsty Thursday - Winter Thyme and Key Lime Cocktail

Winter Thyme and Key Lime Cocktail

Thyme and Lime Simple Syrup:

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 10 sprigs of thyme
  • 2 thick strips lime peel

Cocktail

  • 2 oz gin
  • 1 oz St-Germaine
  • 1 tablespoon Thyme and Lime Simple Syrup
  • juice of 1 lime
  • club soda
  • lime slices
  • 2 thyme sprigs

Directions:

To make simple syrup, boil the water and sugar until dissolved. Remove from heat and steep the thyme and lime peel for 10-15 minutes. Strain liquid. Place gin, St-Germaine, simple syrup and lime juice in a shaker and shake well. Pour into a glass with ice and top with club soda. Roll thyme sprig between your hands a few times to release the oils and garnish your cocktail with fragrant thyme and slice of lime.

Photo and Recipe Source: SweetPaulMag-Digital.com