The flavor of thyme in this lemonade lends an unexpected grown-up flair to a summer favorite.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium saucepan, bring sugar, thyme, and 1 cup water to a boil; stir until sugar is dissolved, about 2 minutes. Stir in lemon juice, gin (if using), and 6 cups cold water; strain into a large pitcher. Refrigerate until cold, at least 1 hour (and up to 1 week). Serve over ice, garnished with thyme sprigs, if desired.

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Reviews (4)

69 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 17
  • 4 star values: 27
  • 3 star values: 14
  • 2 star values: 10
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
08/02/2012
This is so delicious! I drink it with Hendrick's and it's perfect.
Rating: Unrated
06/30/2012
The thyme is a perfect accent! so classy and delicious!
Rating: Unrated
07/03/2011
Was very excited to try this drink...I used agave instead of sugar which sweetened it nicely. However, the consensus at the gathering was that thyme pairs more suitably with stuffing or other savoury delights.
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Rating: Unrated
05/20/2011
Never thought of this, must try