This grapefruit cocktail is an alcohol-free cocktail made with grapefruit juice, thyme simple syrup, and sparkling water. This cocktail is refreshing and full of citrus flavor, perfect for spring/summer!
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For the Thyme Syrup
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 cup water
- 1/ 2 cup fresh thyme
To Make the Thyme Syrup
Add sugar and water to a pot and bring to the boil. Switch back to a low heat and simmer for about 5 minutes until the sugar has dissolved. Remove from the heat.
Add the thyme and cover with the syrup. Allow to steep for 2-3 hours at room temperature.
Remove the thyme. Pour the syrup into a glass with a lid and refrigerate. Use within 1-2 weeks.
For the Grapefruit Thyme Mocktail
- 3 1/ 3 cups cold sparkling water
- 1/ 2 cup thyme syrup, recipe above
- 1 1/ 3 cups fresh grapefruit juice
- 2 cups ice cubes
To Make the Grapefruit Thyme Mocktail
Fill ice cubes into glasses. Add 2 tablespoons thyme syrup to each glass and fill up with 1/3 cup grapefruit juice and approximately 3/4 cup sparkling water. Garnish with a slice of grapefruit and some thyme. Enjoy ice cold.