In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine 2 oz Irish whiskey, ½ oz Galliano, and ½ oz honey thyme syrup. Shake for 15 seconds and strain into a rocks glass over 1 large ice cube. Garnish with a lemon twist.
Peel half a lemon with a potato peeler. Add peel to a heatproof jar, along with 3 sprigs of thyme, ½ cup honey and ½ cup boiling water. Stir to dissolve the honey and allow to cool.
Put in a lidded jar and store in the fridge for 4 to 24 hours.
Strain out liquid into a jar.
Recipe adapted from: St. Onge, Christopher. "Midnight Muse." Food & Drink. Holiday 2018.