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Whiskey Thyme


The herbal, smoky, and bitter notes are perfectly balanced in this delicious cocktail. Beware: They’re a little dangerous.

1. To make the thyme simple syrup, combine thyme sprigs, sugar, and water in a small saucepan. Bring the mixture to a simmer, stirring often, and cook until sugar is dissolved. Turn off the heat, cover, and infuse for 20 minutes. Cool to room temperature before using or storing in the fridge until ready to use.

2. To make the cocktail, combine fresh grapefruit juice, whiskey, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker with ice.

3. Shake for 30 seconds, then strain into a tumbler with ice. Garnish with a wedge of fresh grapefruit and a sprig of fresh thyme.