08 Jun Bertie’s Berry Smash
Bertie’s Berry Smash
A delightful mix of sweet and savory as the notes of the bourbon play off strawberry and thyme.
- 2 oz Bertie's Bear Gulch Bourbon
- .75 oz fresh lemon juice
- .75 oz thyme simple syrup
- 4 drops orange bitters
- 2 strawberries (sliced and muddled)
- 1 strawberry (for garnish)
- 1 sprig of thym (for garnish)
In a cocktail shaker muddle strawberries. Add fresh lemon, thyme syrup, and whiskey along with ice.
Shake well and strain over crushed ice
Garnish with a sliced strawberry and thyme
To make thyme simple syrup
Combine 1 cup granulated sugar, 1 cup very hot water and mix well. Place 1/4 cup fresh thyme into mixture.
Allow to steep for 30 minutes. Double strain into a clean container. Will keep for 3 weeks in a cool environment.