½ oz. Ketel One vodka
¼ oz. Cointreau
¾ oz. Raspberry Thyme simple syrup*
½ oz. Cranberry juice
Squeeze of lime
Shake and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with three raspberries and thyme sprigs.
* Simmer 6 oz. of raspberries and 10 sprigs of fresh thyme in simple syrup for 10 mins to let the raspberries soften up, and to let the aromatics of the thyme infuse into the syrup. Use a strainer and press the raspberry juice out for extra flavor.
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