This apple rum cocktail with honey thyme syrup is the perfect fall tipple. Apple brandy pairs beautifully with dark rum, a touch of lemon and syrup.
Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass filled halfway with ice. Stir for 45 seconds. Strain into an ice filled rocks glass. Garnish with an apple slice.
Combine honey, water and thyme in a small saucepan over medium heat. Simmer gently for 5 minutes, stirring regularly until honey is dissolved.
Remove from heat and let stand for 30 minutes - allowing the thyme to steep. Strain through a fine mesh sieve. Syrup with keep for up to 2 weeks in an airtight container in the fridge.