Cocktail Friday – Pilgrim’s Love of a Lifethyme

by | Cocktail Friday, Made


Ms Fleur De Lys

We simply couldn’t resist the extra touch of romance that the pun-y name of this refreshing drink brings to a celebration! Melbourne’s Yarra riverside venue Pilgrim has concocted this ‘Love of a Lifethyme’ cocktail from all of our favourite natural flavours: citrus, herbs and flowers. This one captures the essence of spring all year round.

But we’ve chosen to feature Pilgrim in ‘The Bridesmaid Issue‘ especially because of their signature Pilgrim Picnics which make for an excellent bridal shower, alternative hen’s party idea or special catch up anytime with your bridesmaids and bridesmen. They’ll serve up multiple courses of all-Australian gourmet picnic snacks in the privacy of their historic and intimate Vaults spaces. Best of all there are bottomless bellinis and cocktail upgrades available! The Vaults are former boat sheds transformed with scenic arched windows, bluestone walls and exposed brick. They can seat up to 40 people or host 60 standing for slightly larger celebrations too.

Love of a Lifethyme by Pilgrim

  • 30ml 23rd St rose vodka
  • 15ml Manly Spirits Co limoncello
  • 130ml Strangelove fancy lemonade
  • 2 good sprigs of thyme
  • 3 lemon wedges
  • extra lemon and thyme, to garnish

In a mixing glass, muddle three wedges of lemon with two spring of thyme. Fill glass with ice and add rose vodka, limoncello and lemonade. Stir gently to combine (the lemonade may fizz). Strain into a tall glass with fresh ice. Garnish with fresh thyme and a twist of lemon.

About Ms Fleur De Lys: Aside from being Ms Polka’s Editorial Assistant, Ms Fleur de Lys is also Polka Dot Bride’s Melbourne correspondent so you’ll see her running all over town finding wedding inspiration. As both a lifestyle journalist and cocktail aficionado, Fleur appreciates the power of words whipped up as deftly as a good martini.


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