Bourbon Apple Cider Cocktail

Ingredients

Thyme Simple Syrup

1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
4 sprigs of fresh thyme

Cocktail

1 ounce bourbon
1 ounce apple brandy
1 ounce fresh apple cider
1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
1/2 ounce thyme simple syrup
Dash Angostura bitters

Simple Syrup Instructions:

Combine sugar and water in small saucepan. Stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved.
Remove from heat and add thyme. Allow to steep for 15 minutes. Strain and refrigerate.

Cocktail Instructions:

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add bourbon, applejack, apple cider, lemon juice, simple syrup and bitters.
Shake and strain into ice-filled glasses.