Apple Thyme Bourbon Cocktail

Apple Thyme Bourbon Cocktail

A sweetly spiced cocktail.

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

Serves: 1

Ingredients

  • FOR THE SIMPLE SYRUP:
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Water
  • 2 sticks Cinnamon
  • 4 whole Cloves
  • 2 whole Star Anise
  • FOR THE COCKTAIL:
  • 4 sprigs Thyme
  • ¼ ounces, fluid Spiced Simple Syrup (From Above)
  • 2 ounces, fluid Bourbon
  • 2 ounces, fluid Apple Cider, Chilled

Preparation

1. Make your spiced simple syrup by combining equal parts sugar and water in a small saucepan (1 cup of sugar and 1 cup of water). Add cinnamon sticks, whole cloves and star anise. Simmer until sugar is dissolved and mixture thickens to a syrup. Chill.

2. To make the cocktail, muddle thyme and 1/4 ounce of the spiced simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Add ice, bourbon and cider. Shake, strain and serve over ice with a thyme sprig for garnish.

Note: spiced simple syrup can be kept, covered, in the refrigerator for a few weeks.

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