New and Improved Lemon Drop
This is the “traditional” Lemon Drop Cocktail taken to a whole new level – with Thyme Oleo Saccharum and ground up Lemon Drop candies on the rim.
Ground up lemon drop candies with lemon thyme leaves mixed in
Lemon and Thyme Oleo Saccharum
(leaves removed and stems discarded)
Mix together the first four ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake
Rim a coupe glass with the lemon drop candy / lemon thyme mixture
Fine-strain the cocktail into the prepared glass
Zest the lemons, trying to pick up as little of the white pith as possible.
Place all zest in the infusion container
Fill with spirits, ensuring that all lemon zest is submerged.
Let infuse for a couple days, up to a week in a cool, dry place. Taste daily and fine-strain out the lemon zest when it reaches the level of infusion that tastes good to you.
Lemon Thyme Oleo Saccharum
Put all of the listed ingredients into a Vacuum seal bag and vacuum-seal it.
Let it sit for a couple of hours, until all of the sugar appears “wet”