Raspberry-Thyme Rickey

Makes 1 cocktail


For the Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup raspberries
  • 5-6 sprigs fresh thyme

For the Drink

  • 3-4 raspberries, muddled
  • ice
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • ¾ oz raspberry-thyme simple syrup
  • 2 oz gin
  • top with seltzer or club soda

For the Garnish

  • fresh raspberries
  • thyme sprig


Make Simple Syrup

  1. In a small saucepan over medium-high heat, combine raspberries, thyme, water, and sugar and bring to a boil
  2. Stir until sugar is completely dissolved
  3. Set aside to cool, then strain and pour into an airtight container. Store in the refrigerator up to a month

Make Cocktail

  1. Muddle a few raspberries in the bottom of a glass
  2. Fill glass about halfway with ice
  3. Add syrup, lime juice and gin
  4. Fill the rest of the way with seltzer water
  5. Garnish with raspberries & thyme