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cocktail friend: football thyme

Beer is soooo out. We’ve been detailing wine all Football Week, and now even cocktails are encroaching! Check out this one from SKYY vodka. I don’t know what it has to do with football other than the name, but I love cocktails with herbs in them – basil, thyme, tarragon. They provide such a good balance to a usually-sweet drink.

football thyme

Created by Mixologist Lindsay Nader of Elysium Craft Cocktail Services in Los Angeles

photo (8)2 oz. SKYY Infusions Moscato Grape

¾ oz. fresh lime juice

¾ oz. simple syrup

3 medium watermelon chunks

1 thyme sprig

In a cocktail shaker, muddle thyme and watermelon. Add the rest of the ingredients. Shake and finely strain over ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with a thyme sprig.


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