Lemon & Thyme Twist

Lemon & Thyme Twist

A citrusy, floral adaptation of the classic Gin & Tonic; Bombay Sapphire is complemented by the addition of a freshly squeezed lemon wedge and a thyme sprig, then topped with herbaceous Fever-Tree Mediterranean tonic water.

UNITS OF ALCOHOL 2

KCAL 151

ALCOHOL VOLUME 12.90%

COCKTAIL FLAVOUR PROFILE

Citrus Earthy Floral Pine Spicy
ingredients

Ingredients

  • 50ml Bombay Sapphire
  • 100ml Fever-Tree Mediterranean tonic water (chilled & freshly opened)
  • 1 Lemon wedge
  • 1 Thyme sprig
glassware and barware

Glassware & Barware

  • Balloon glass
  • Long twisted bar spoon
  • Serrated knife & chopping board
  • Measuring device
  • Bottle opener for the tonic water

Method

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Step

1

Squeeze a lemon wedge into a Balloon glass, then add a snapped thyme sprig.

Step

2

Pour in the Bombay Sapphire and swirl the glass to mix and infuse.

Step

3

Fully fill the glass with cubed ice and stir to mix and chill.

Step

4

Top with 100ml of Fever-Tree Mediterranean tonic water by pouring it gently down the bar spoon to retain as much effervescence as possible.

5

Gently fold/stir with a bar spoon to combine.

bartenders top tips

Bartender top tips

If the fragrant herbaceous thyme flavour isn’t your ‘thing’, try making this drink with your favourite garden herb that you personally like to cook with. It won’t ruin the balance of the drink as that’s covered by the ratios of the lemon juice, the gin and the tonic. Try fresh herbs like: tarragon, rosemary, sage, watercress, oregano, coriander, chives, basil, lemon thyme and mint then perhaps pair your favourite herb with fresh berries such as raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, gooseberries, redcurrants or blackcurrants, etc. Try a peppery basil and zingy blueberries G&T with a wedge of lemon – its epic!…

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While production of Bombay Sapphire gin continues as normal, we are sorry to announce that until Sunday 19th July 2020 inclusive, the Bombay Sapphire Visitor Centre will be cancelling all tours and events as well as closing our shop, bar and café due to the evolving coronavirus/COVID-19 situation. All tickets purchased for visits up to and including 19th July 2020 will be refunded back to the original purchase method or rebooked. We are constantly evaluating the situation and in contact with local officials, and we will update you when tours resume. Any extension to this closure date will be communicated with at least one week’s notice. The safety of our guests and staff is our highest priority, and we thank you for your patience.