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Thyme, Gin & Grapefruit

5 minutes | Yield: 1

Bright, herbal and refreshing, this simple layered sip is colorful and delicious! Created by @serendipitybysaralynn on Instagram using Empress 1908 Gin


  • 2oz Empress 1908 Gin
  • 1oz Thyme Syrup
  • 2oz Grapefruit Juice
  • Soda Water (Or Tonic Water For Extra Sweetness)
  • Fresh Thyme
  • Grapefruit Slice


  1. Add the simple syrup and grapefruit juice to a chilled rocks glass with ice, and stir. Top up with ice, and flat the gin on top. Garnish with a thyme sprig. Before serving, stir again and finish with a splash of soda or tonic, if desired. Enjoy!

Note: Simple Syrup is made by heating 1 cup of water and 1 cup of sugar with a handful of fresh thyme. Bring to a light boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Let cool and remove thyme springs. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.

Recipe reused from