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Drink DuJour: Just in Thyme

Justin Timberlake’s mixologist shares a delicious drink for summer

There’s no denying that being a mixologist seems like a pretty sweet job, especially if you’re Eddy Buckingham. Being the go-to cocktail guru for 901 Tequila means he’s also the personal mixologist to the brand’s founder—none other than Justin Timberlake.

The multi-talented singer is also a tequila connoisseur who loved the stuff enough to create his own brand in conjunction with Sauza, and his partnership with Buckingham has sparked a slew of delicious recipes, including this sweet and herbal summer sip. “The Just in Thyme is a great drink for entertaining at home in the warmer months. It’s super simple to prepare but has depth and interest,” says Buckingham. “The thyme garnish is a simple and aesthetic touch but gives the drink a beautiful herbaceous scent that plays perfectly off the tequila and lemon. It’s a sneaky secret that such a simple drink can look and taste this good!”

Get the recipe below.



2 oz. 901 Tequila
2 oz. Lemonade
1 lemon, cut into wedges
Thyme sprig for garnish

Muddle lemon wedges in a mixing glass. Add tequila and lemonade and stir. Pour over ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with thyme sprig.