Get ready for fall with this seasonally appropriate cocktail. Corgi Spirits, an independent small-batch distillery located in Jersey City, has hosted a variety of private events including corporate parties; catering is BYO. The Lounge—a plush drinking parlor—is spacious yet cozy and the entire tasting room can be rented to accommodate larger groups.
—1.5 oz. Corgi Spirits Pembroke Gin —3 oz. fresh apple cider
—0.25 oz. ginger simple syrup* —3 thyme sprigs
—thyme sprig for garnish
Fill a shaker with ice add all ingredients and shake vigorously. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice and garnish with a thyme sprig.
*To make ginger syrup, combine 1 cup water with 1 cup sugar and one large knob of ginger, finely diced, in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and allow to steep until cool. Strain and reserve syrup.