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Spring Thyme

Spring Thyme

Regardless if dad, grandpa, or another significant fatherly figure first became a proud papa at the turn of the century or in 2013, there’s a drink for each and every one of them. Here’s a plethora of picks for the male parent who helped us grow up to our present selves.

With so many music festivals; peace, love and spring was always in the air. If pops prefers popping open a Mike's Hard Lemonade Shandy, we'll admire his counterculture and experimental attitude. If he's feeling really groovy, and a bit more earthy, we'll positively suggest this festive concoction by Quinn Stephenson of Coyote Cafe, The Den and Geronimo.

Ingredients

  • 2 Granny Smith Apples, puréed
  • 1/4 Teaspoon calcium powder
  • 3 Ounces sugar
  • 7 Ounces water
  • 1/2 Ounce fresh lime juice
  • A heaping handful of thyme sprigs
  • 4 Ounces citrus vodka

Directions

Chill a martini glass. In a shaker, combine 2.5 oz of citrus vodka with 2.5 oz of green apple puree and 1 oz of thyme simple syrup. Shake vigorously and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a sprig of thyme. Spray-mist thyme simple syrup on top of the finished cocktail

Nutritional Facts
Servings1
Calories Per Serving812
Total Fat0.9g1.4%
Sugar119gN/A
Protein2g5%
Carbs137g46%
Vitamin A53µg6%
Vitamin B60.2mg9.3%
Vitamin C28mg47%
Vitamin E0.7mg3.3%
Vitamin K11µg14%
Calcium87mg9%
Fiber12g48%
Folate (food)19µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)8µg2%
Iron3mg18%
Magnesium45mg11%
Niacin (B3)0.7mg3.7%
Phosphorus65mg9%
Potassium530mg15%
Riboflavin (B2)0.2mg10.8%
Sodium15mg1%
Sugars, added85gN/A
Zinc0.5mg3%