This festive drink is beautiful to look at and even better to drink. With a hint of cranberry it is perfect to drink at all your upcoming holiday celebrations!
1 oz Commonwealth Gin
.5 oz St. Germain
.25 oz thyme syrup
.25 oz lemon juice
3 oz sparkling wine (any Champagne, Prosecco, etc. will do since other ingredients are the star)
For syrup combine 1 cup of sugar and 1 cup of water and bring to a boil. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Add thyme leaves and let stand for an hour. (can refrigerate any leftovers)
Fill mixing glass with ice and add gin, St. Germain, syrup, and lemon juice. Mix and strain into flute. Top with the bubbly and garnish with thyme sprig. Enjoy!
Kristi Croxton of James River Distillery
2700 Hardy St. Richmond, VA 23220