Gettin’ Figgy with It

Recipe: adapted Yuzubakes
Image: Dina Photo Stories / Shutterstock

Sep 1, 2022 | Drink, Food + Drink


for the thyme simple syrup

6-8 thyme sprigs

½ cup granulated sugar

½ cup water

for the cocktail

½ oz. thyme simple syrup

3 large mission figs

1 oz. gin or vodka

2 oz. dry hard cider

½ oz. lemon juice, fresh

club soda

fig slices for garnish

Bring sugar and water to a boil, stir frequently. Reduce heat, let simmer for 5 minutes. Remove and add thyme sprigs. Steep for 5 minutes. Remove sprigs and discard, strain syrup to remove stems. Let cool completely.

In a mixing tin, combine gin (or vodka), lemon juice, simple syrup, and figs. Muddle well! Strain into separate tin. Add ice, cider and a splash of club soda. Strain mixture into martini glass and garnish with a fig slice.

Always drink responsibly. Never drink and drive.

Do South Magazine

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