Fourth of July is right around the corner and that means good food, fireworks, and red white and blue...cocktails! While there are tons themed drinks (we're thinking sparklers?) there's nothing better than a fresh bright cocktail to kick off the festive day. Try this recipe for a Raspberry-Thyme Cocktail, red and bright, just in time for the holiday. Serve this one up at your barbeque or poolside.
- 2 Fresh Thyme Sprigs, Divided
- 7 Fresh Raspberries, Divided
- 1.5 Ounces Bombay Sapphire
- 1.5 Ounces Simple Syrup
- 0.5 Ounce Fresh Lime Juice
- Splash Club Soda
Remove leaves from 1 thyme sprig; place in cocktail shaker. Add 6 berries; mash with muddler or wooden spoon. Fill cocktail shaker with ice; add gin, simple syrup, and lime juice. Cover shake vigorously until cold. Strain in to rocks glass filled with ice & and top with club soda.
Garnish: Thread 1 raspberry onto remaining thyme sprig; place on rim of glass.