Blackberry Thyme Sparkler
3/4 oz Blackberry Thyme Syrup
1/2 oz lemon juice
1/8-1/4 oz vanilla extract (optional)
1-2 mL of Humboldt Apothecary Tincture
In a tall glass place blackberries and muddle. Add syrup, lemon juice and vanilla to the glass. Add ice. Top with soda water & stir. Garnish with thyme sprig and a blackberry.
Blackberry Thyme Syrup
1 cup blackberries
1/2 cup brown sugar (or any other natural sweetener)
1 cup water
1 Tbsp of fresh thyme leaves (stems removed)
In a medium saucepan add blackberries, brown sugar, water and thyme. Slowly bring to a boil over medium heat while stirring occasionally. Once it reaches a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer on low. Smash blackberries with the back of a spoon while simmering. Simmer for 10 minutes until slightly reduced. Cover the saucepan and allow it to cool. Strain in a jar (discard spent fruit). Secure with lid and store in refrigerator 3-6 months.