Posted on by Sarah Allinson-Chorabik

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup honey
    honey lemon spritz
  • ¼ cup boiling water
  • 20 lemon verbena or basil leaves, divided
  • 2 cups Lillet Blanc
  • ¾ cup vodka
  • ½ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 5 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 1 ½ cups club soda, chilled
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced

 

Directions

Step 1
Combine honey, 1/4 cup boiling water, and 12 torn verbena leaves in a bowl; stir to dissolve honey. Cool honey mixture completely (about 20 minutes).
Step 2
Strain mixture into a pitcher; discard verbena leaves. Add Lillet, vodka, and lemon juice. Add thyme sprigs up to 1 hour before serving. Add club soda just before serving. Serve in wineglasses over ice. Garnish with lemon slices and verbena leaves