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Tea Thyme

Photo: Tina Rupp
Total time 5 mins
Yield Makes 1 drink
Mixologist Kathy Casey of Kathy Casey Food Studios–Liquid Kitchen steeps vodka in English Breakfast tea for this drink. To sweeten it, she uses local honey ("a great way to customize your cocktails," she says)—specifically, the dark, fig-flavored honey from her studio's backyard hive underneath a fig tree. Glassware Guide

Ingredients

  • 2 thyme sprigs
  • Ice
  • 1 1/2 ounce Tea Vodka
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoon honey mixed with 2 teaspoons of water

How to Make It

  1. In a cocktail shaker, lightly muddle 1 of the thyme sprigs. Add ice and the Tea Vodka, lemon juice and honey syrup and shake well. Strain into a chilled martini glass or coupe and garnish with the remaining thyme sprig.

Cocktails 2011