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Meyer Lemon and Thyme Whiskey Sour

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min (includes steeping time)
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 1 cocktail
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Ingredients

Thyme Simple Syrup:

1 cup sugar

4 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves 

Meyer Lemon and Thyme Whiskey Sour:

1 1/2 ounces bourbon

1 ounce freshly squeezed Meyer lemon juice 

Lemon twist, for garnish

Thyme sprig, for garnish 

Directions

  1. For the simple syrup: Combine the sugar, thyme and 2 cups water in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the sugar has dissolved, about 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and let sit for 20 minutes to infuse. Strain the syrup into a container and discard the thyme.
  2. For the whiskey sour: Combine the bourbon, Meyer lemon juice and 1 1/2 ounces thyme simple syrup in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well, then strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon twist and a thyme sprig. Serve.

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