Lemony Thyme Bliss

This Lemon-Thyme Daiquiri is a refreshing and aromatic cocktail that combines the zesty flavors of lemon and the earthy, herbal notes of thyme. The lemon-thyme syrup adds a touch of sweetness, making it a well-balanced and delightful drink. Perfect for a sunny afternoon or as a lively addition to any gathering.

Lemony Thyme Bliss

A refreshing and aromatic cocktail with zesty lemon, earthy thyme, and a touch of sweetness.

4.48 from 90 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins


  • 1 1/2 ounces lemon juice
  • 3 sprigs thyme, divided
  • 3 ounces white rum
  • 1 1/2 ounces lemon-thyme syrup (recipe below)
  • Ice
  • Lemon wheel, for garnish
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 thyme sprigs
  • 1 lemon, zested with a peeler


  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle lemon juice and 2 thyme sprigs until leaves are bruised.
  2. Add rum, syrup, and ice. Shake well for 30 seconds.
  3. Strain into an ice-filled glass.
  4. Garnish with remaining thyme sprigs and a lemon wheel.
  5. To make the syrup, combine sugar, thyme sprigs, lemon zest, and water in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook until sugar dissolves, about 2 minutes. Let it cool completely, then strain.