Thyme After Thyme, A Gin Cocktail

This simple gin cocktail blends the slightly bitter and herbaceous notes of Cocchi Americano with tart grapefruit. Fresh thyme amplifies the aromatics, but dried thyme will also do the trick.

1½ oz. gin
1 oz. Cocchi Americano
1 oz. grapefruit juice
Tools: shaker, strainer
Glass: rocks
Garnish: grapefruit wedge and thyme sprig

Shake all of the ingredients together in a shaker with ice, then strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice.

Henry Truslow, Basic Kitchen, Charleston, South Carolina


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