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Meyer Lemon Gimlet with Thyme Simple Syrup

  • Author: Sylvia Fountaine
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 2
  • Category: drinks
  • Method: shake
  • Cuisine: French

Description

Meyer Lemon and Thyme Gimlet- A super refreshing gin cocktail, perfect for spring!


Ingredients

  • 4 oz gin
  • 1.5  oz Meyer lemon juice
  • 1.5  oz thyme simple syrup ( or plain simple syrup)
Thyme simple syrup:
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • handful thyme sprigs

Instructions

To make simple syrup, bring sugar, water and thyme to a low simmer in a small pot over medium heat. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Let sit 30 minutes or overnight for a more intense flavor. Strain. Cool.
In a cocktail shaker add ice, gin, meyer lemon juice and simple syrup. Shake well. Pour into two small chilled glasses and garnish with sliced Meyer lemons or zest. Serve immediately.

Notes

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