Thyme Bee's Knees

Makes 1 Cocktail


Honey-Thyme Simple Syrup (makes 1 cup)

  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 bunch thyme

For Cocktail

  • ¾ oz fresh lemon juice
  • ¾ oz honey-thyme simple syrup
  • 1½ oz gin (Plymouth gin suggested)
  • ice to fill shaker & glass
  • lemon peel twist for garnish


Make Thyme Simple Syrup

  1. Bring honey and water to a boil. Remove from heat and add thyme sprigs
  2. Allow to steep and cool for 48 hours
  3. Strain thyme and store the syrup in refrigerator in a covered container

Mix Cocktail

  1. Place all ingredients into a mixing glass
  2. Add ice, cap with shaker and shake vigorously!
  3. Strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with a twist of lemon