B.C. cocktail recipe: It's Thyme to Dream, with Empress 1908 Gin from Vancouver Island

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      This figgy take on the classic Tom Collins, by Cocktail Recipes With Fiona, incorporates an ingredient from Vancouver Island.   

      It makes use of Empress 1908 Gin, which is a collaboration between Victoria Distillers and the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria. 

      It's Thyme to Dream

      1½ oz Empress 1908 Gin
      1 oz fig syrup
      1 oz lemon juice
      soda water (to top)
      sliced fig and thyme sprigs 

      Build in a cocktail glass, layering Empress 1908 Gin last. 
      Stir, and enjoy!

      It's Thyme to Dream