How to Make the Graveyard Tryst, a Gin Cocktail That Will Awaken the Spirits

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Welcome to Boozinette. This is the Graveyard Tryst.

Illustration for article titled How to Make the Graveyard Tryst, a Gin Cocktail That Will Awaken the Spirits
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  • 2 oz. dry gin
  • 1/2 oz. pink peppercorn syrup
  • 4 sprigs thyme
Illustration for article titled How to Make the Graveyard Tryst, a Gin Cocktail That Will Awaken the Spirits
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  1. In a small saucepan, bring all ingredients to a boil.
  2. Kill the heat once the sugar has dissolved.
  3. Let steep for 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Strain, contain, let cool and refrigerate. Use to sweeten with a bit of bite.
Illustration for article titled How to Make the Graveyard Tryst, a Gin Cocktail That Will Awaken the Spirits
  • Muddle peppercorn syrup & three sprigs of thyme in a mixing glass. The end result should look gruesome.
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  1. Pour gin over the muddled massacre.
  2. Stir like hell for 25 to 30 seconds.
  3. Fine strain into a lowball over ice.
  4. Garnish with a sprig of thyme and be wary of spirits that promise a good time.
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David is an artist from Ridgewood, Queens, that makes drinks, drawings, and questionable decisions in the name of scientific regress. You can find him bartending at Huckleberry Bar when he isn’t at his drafting table. Follow him @drawdavedraw.

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dontbesuchaboobpunchtina
DontGetYourPubesInATubeTina

This is not only gorgeous but also sounds amazing. Usually I don’t care for thyme, but with the pink peppercorn syrup and the natural juniper flavor of gin... it’s a striking balance. I think it will be delicious.

Now to see if anyone near me carries Boodles...