Whiskey-Thyme Lemonade

Whiskey-Thyme Lemonade

Yesterday was national “Lemonade Day”. When life gives you lemons get lit on lemonade.
Disclaimer: Anyone under the age of 21 shouldn’t drink alcohol. That said when you are 21 you might give this one a try responsibly.

The thyme infused syrup was a nice touch.  I still struggle with ratios on stuff like this because I dont like it very sweet but my wife likes it on the sweeter side.  I think for me, I would try this ratio:  4 parts Whiskey 1 part lemon juice 1/2 part syrup.

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Ingredients

1.5 cup water and 1 cup turbinado to make simple syrup
10 sprigs of fresh thyme
1 cup fresh lemon juice (about 6 lemons)
12 oz bourbon
lemon slices
Fresh thyme sprig
Topped with Club soda

Directions
1 Make simple syrup by dissolving the sugar in the water and 10 sprigs of thyme to infuse the syrup. Let it cool.
2 In two tall glasses, combine thyme simple syrup, lemon juice, and whiskey; stir with wooden spoon.
3 To serve, pour lemonade over ice into cups, filling each half full. Top each with club soda. Garnish with thyme sprigs.

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