Limoncello, Thyme and Gin Cocktail

The Limoncello and Gin Cocktail with a hint of crushed thyme is a beautiful drink, easy to sip in the sun and has a fresh aromatic yet glorious citrus flavour.

The gin and tonic is a classic drink and one that is proving so popular at the moment. I’ve enjoyed trying out different gins but I love a cocktail so I’ve been experimenting with adding other flavours to my G&T. My latest, and no go to, addition to my gin and tonic is adding limoncello with a hint of crushed fresh thyme. The mix of the strong gin and bubbly tonic flavour with the citrus and sugary lemon mixes so well. The addition to the thyme adds an earthy flavour and incredible smell that ties all the tastes together.

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Not shaken bit stirred. Here’s the recipe

Limoncello and Gin Cocktail with Fresh Thyme

Servings 1 glass

Ingredients

  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 50 ml Gin of choice
  • 25 ml Limoncello
  • Half lime (freshly squeezed lime juice to taste)
  • tonic
  • ice cubes

Instructions

  1. In a high ball glass lightly crush the sprigs the thyme in your hand and add to the glass. Top up with ice cubes.

  2. Add the Gin and Limoncello along with a fresh squeeze of lime to taste. Stir together.

  3. Top up with the soda.

  4. Garnish with a lemon wedge and sprig of thyme and serve.

 

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