Cherry Thyme Sour

Make sure your home-made syrup uses dark, rich, soft cherries and fresh thyme for extra flavour. Drop a couple into each glass for extra cherry popping.


Makes 1

Total Time

10 Minutes


60ml of gin
30ml of triple sec
30ml of freshly squeezed lime juice
120ml of cherry & thyme syrup
1 x egg white
A dash of Angostura bitters


Step 1

Shake the gin, triple sec, lime juice, syrup and egg white vigorously over ice. Strain into a chilled glass, add a couple of drops of Angostura bitters and garnish with a sprig of thyme.
Recipe courtesy of The Big Book of Gin by Dan Jones (Hardie Grant, Hardback & eBook) Photography ©Jacqui Melville

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