Watermelon Thyme Gin Cocktail

3 Servings
10 min

One of my all time favorite drinks is a gin and tonic. I just love the taste of gin. I like it in it's simple form with tonic water or seltzer, but I also love to mix it up by adding fruit and simple syrup. For this recipe, I used fresh squeezed watermelon juice. I also added a few sprigs of thyme, which really added to the sweet watermelon flavor. Combined with some sour lime juice, sparkling Spindrift Raspberry Lime water, and simple syrup, this cocktail is a hit, I mean it's really a HOMERUN.


Watermelon and Thyme scream summer and when I think of this drink, I think of a sunny home patio on a Sunday afternoon. So go get your watermelon, juice a little for the drink, and slice the rest up to enjoy with your friends or family while you're enjoying your cocktails.


You can even get the kids involved - to make mocktails, simply omit the gin! Kids will love the natural bright pink color and sweetness that the watermelon provides.


Let me know if you try this recipe, I really hope you love it! Leave a review or comment down below, and if you like it, check out my instagram page for more fun and inspirational recipe ideas.

Watermelon Thyme Gin Cocktail

Recipe details

  • 3  Servings
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes Cook time: 0 Minutes Total time: 10 min
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Ingredients


  • 3 oz gin
  • 2 oz fresh squeezed watermelon juice
  • 1 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • 2-3 sprigs fresh thyme
  • ice
  • Raspberry Lime Spindrift

Instructions


Mix all ingredients except spindrift in a cocktail shaker with ice.
Fill 3 cocktail glasses with ice and fill them about 3/4 full with the watermelon gin mixture.
Top off with Raspberry Lime Spindrift.

Tips

  • If you don't have Spindrift, substitute with any sparking water
  • To make a mocktail, just omit the gin

Amanda Chasten
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