Feeling under the weather? The ingredients of this delicious Thyme Gin cocktail are all known for their medicinal properties…honey, ginger, lemon, they’re all there. Seriously, though, don’t expect any miracle cures, instead sit back, sip and enjoy the Thyme Gin cocktail.
Ingredients for the Thyme Gin Cocktail
1/2 cup water
5 sprigs fresh thyme
1/4 cup honey
1/2 cucumber, thinly sliced
15ml lemon juice
30ml thyme-infused honey
Pinch of sea salt, optional
30ml ginger beer
2 sprigs fresh thyme, for garnish
For the Thyme-Infused Honey water
Put water in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from heat, add the thyme, and let it steep for 15 minutes. Remove the thyme sprigs and whisk in the honey.
To make the cocktail
Add 4 slices of cucumber, lemon juice, and thyme-infused honey into a shaker, and muddle. Add gin, ice, and a pinch of sea salt. Shake vigorously, and strain into an ice-filled glass. Top with the ginger beer, and garnish with cucumber slices and fresh thyme sprigs. Enjoy!