POPSUGAR Food

Mar 7 2014 - 11:30am

Thyme-After-Thyme Gin Cocktail

Easy, Refreshing Gin Cocktail Recipe

Ingredients

Thyme-infused honey:
1/2 cup water
5 sprigs fresh thyme
1/4 cup honey

Cocktail:
1/2 cucumber, thinly sliced
1/2 ounces lemon juice
1 ounce thyme-infused honey
1 1/2 ounces gin
Ice
Pinch of fleur de sel, optional
2 ounces ginger beer
2 sprigs fresh thyme, for garnish

Directions

  1. For thyme-infused honey: Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan. Remove from heat, add sprigs of thyme, and let steep for 15 minutes. Strain, and then whisk in honey until fully incorporated.
  2. For cocktail: Place 4 slices of cucumber, lemon juice, and thyme-infused honey into a shaker, and muddle. Add gin, a generous amount of ice, and a pinch of fleur de sel. Shake vigorously, and then strain into an ice-filled glass. Top with ginger beer, and garnish with cucumber slices and fresh thyme sprigs.

Source URL
http://www.yumsugar.com/food/Easy-Refreshing-Gin-Cocktail-Recipe-34273406