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Vodka-Thyme Lemonade, Perry St. • New York City
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Vodka-Thyme Lemonade

  • SERVINGS: makes 1 drink

Perry St. • New York City

This subtle variation on a Vodka Collins—lemon juice, sugar, vodka and soda—pairs well with the clean, light flavors in star chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Asian-inflected cooking.

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  1. 4 lemon wedges
  2. Superfine sugar
  3. Ice
  4. 2 ounces citrus vodka
  5. 1 ounce chilled club soda
  6. 1 lemon thyme sprig
  7. 2 ounces Lemon-Thyme Syrup
  1. Moisten the outer rim of a highball glass with 1 lemon wedge and coat lightly with superfine sugar. Add ice to the glass. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the remaining 3 lemon wedges with the Lemon-Thyme Syrup. Add ice and the vodka and shake well. Stir in the club soda. Strain the drink into the prepared highball glass and garnish with the lemon thyme sprig.