Serve in aCoupe glass
Scorched thyme sprig
How to make:
DASH bitters over sugar cube in stirring glass and MUDDLE cube to crush. ADD other ingredients and stir to dissolve sugar. Add ice and STIR. Fine strain into chilled glass.
|1 cube||Demerara / dark Muscovado / brown sugar|
|3 dash||Peychaud's or other Creole-style bitters|
|3 dash||Angostura or other aromatic bitters|
|2 sprig||Thyme sprig|
|1 2/3 fl oz||Cognac VSOP|
|1/2 fl oz||Grand Marnier or other cognac orange liqueur|
|1/3 fl oz||Sweet well aged vermouth|
Difford's Guide remains free-to-use thanks to the support of the brands in red above.
It most certainly is! As the name suggests, aromatic thyme subtly influences this spirituous cognac-based cocktail, with Grand Marnier adding rich but delicate zesty orange notes.
Adapted from a recipe created by Tom Noori at Montpellier Wine Bar, Cheltenham, England