Thyme for Romance


Thyme for Romance

This cocktail is made in a classic style and with Bols Genever, a re-released herbal gin predecessor from a centuries-old recipe. Give it a try! This fun and fresh cocktail, is perfect to enjoy during wedding season.


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  • 1 (1/2-inch) piece fresh ginger
  • 1 1/2 ounce Bols Genever
  • 1 ounce thyme-infused simple syrup (recipe below)
  • 3/4 ounce lime juice
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme


  1. Muddle ginger in the bottom of a mixing glass.
  2. Add Bols Genever, simple syrup, lime juice, bitters, and ice.
  3. Shake and strain into a small cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish with a sprig of thyme.


Thyme Simple Syrup

  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 bunches thyme, roughly chopped
  1. Bring sugar and water to a boil.
  2. Remove from heat and add fresh thyme and cover.
  3. Let sit overnight.
  4. Strain.

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I appreciate the simple syrup recipe. As a bartender, I always make my own syrup for drinks. It's so easy, and way cheaper than trying to buy one in all the different flavors you need.


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