Cranberry & Thyme Gin and Tonic
Whether you’re cheering for the Eagles or Patriots this weekend, you’ll need a little something to celebrate with. We suggest this Cranberry & Thyme cocktail. Both cozy and invigorating, it’ll keep your spirits up no matter what the results of the big game!
-2 oz gin
-1 oz tonic
-½ cup water
-¼ tsp pure vanilla extract
-¼ cup white granulated sugar
-Splash of orange juice
-Thyme leaves, to taste
- In a small saucepan, mix cranberries, sugar, water, splash of orange juice, and vanilla extract. Cook for 10-15 minutes while pressing the cranberries with the back of your spoon until they pop.
- Add the thyme and smash with the back of your spoon to release the flavor. Pour mixture through a strainer, discard the solids, and reserve the remaining for a cranberry syrup.
- Add 1 oz of syrup to each glass. Add a few cubes of ice, 2 oz of gin, and then tonic. Mix. Garnish with thyme leaves.