Wild Mountain Thyme Julep

by Abigail Gullo, New Orleans

Ingredients:
60 ml (2 oz) Irish Whiskey
30 ml (1 oz) maple syrup
30ml (1 oz) The Bitter Truth E**X**R
15 ml (1/2 oz) fresh lemon juice
large bunch of fresh Thyme
Garnish:
Thyme Sprig
Glass:
Julep Cup
Ice:
Crushed Ice
Method:
Muddle thyme in the maple syrup, add other ingredients and shake.  Strain and pour in a julep cup filled with crushed ice and garnish with a fat sprig of fresh flowering thyme.