Plum Gin Sour

By / Photography By Aaron Snow | February 23, 2017


In a shaker ½ full of ice, add gin, lemon juice, and honey-thyme syrup. Shake vigorously until very cold. Strain into highball full of ice and top with sparkling water. Drop in a lemon slice and sprig of thyme.

Honey-Thyme Syrup

Bring ½ cup of water to boil. In a measuring cup or small bowl, add ½ cup of honey and boiling water. Stir. Drop in the thyme and allow to steep for 30 minutes.


  • 4 ounces Averell Damson Gin
  • 2 ounces fresh lemon juice
  • 1 ounce honey-thyme syrup (recipe below)
  • sparkling water
  • lemon slice for garnish
  • sprig of thyme for garnish
Honey-Thyme Syrup
  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ cup water
  • 3 to 4 sprigs of thyme
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