Lose Yourself in a Soothing Thyme-After-Thyme Gin Cocktail

Fresh thyme's calming flavor is the perfect complement to a cozy, refreshing cocktail. This fantastic drink will sooth away any remaining Winter blues with honey, lemon, ginger, and muddled cucumber.

Thyme-After-Thyme Gin Cocktail

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From Nicole Iizuka, POPSUGAR Food


    • 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


    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.