Whisky Thyme


Serves 1
1½ oz (45 ml) Maker’s Mark Bourbon
1 oz (30 ml) lemon juice
¾ oz (22 ml) simple syrup*
2 dashes Angostura bitters
5 sprigs thyme (save 2 for garnish)
3 oz (90 ml) soda water
lemon wheel, for garnish


  1. In a cocktail shaker with cubed ice, combine bourbon, lemon juice, simple syrup, bitters and 3 sprigs thyme. Shake vigorously and fine strain into a Collins glass. Add soda, then add cubed ice to fill glass. Garnish with 2 sprigs thyme and a lemon wheel.
  2. * 1:1 ratio of sugar dissolved in boiling water. Allow to cool before using.
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