The Maple Leaf

The Maple Leaf

A sweet syrup and a savory herb elevate this wonderful drink.



Level: Easy

Serves: 1


  • 2-½ ounces, fluid Bourbon
  • 1 ounce, fluid Maple Syrup
  • 1 ounce, fluid Lemon Juice
  • 1 dash Angostura Bitters
  • 2 sprigs Fresh Thyme
  • Ice, To Fill Cocktail Shaker


Combine the bourbon, maple syrup, lemon juice, bitters and the leaves from the thyme sprigs in a cocktail shaker. Muddle the thyme a bit, fill with ice, put the lid on and shake well. You can serve this straight up or on the rocks to tame down the strength a bit.

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