Our photo shows the finished lemon-thyme syrup.
|In a medium saucepan, combine the water and sugar and bring to a boil, stirring to dissolve the sugar.|
|Add the thyme, cover and let it stand for at least 2 hours or overnight.|
|Add the lemon juice and strain the syrup. The syrup can be refrigerated for up to 5 days.|
|Rim a highball glass with sugar.|
|In a cocktail shaker, muddle the lemon wedges with the lemon-thyme syrup.|
|Add ice and vodka and shake well to combine.|
|Double strain the vodka mixture into the highball glass and top with club soda. Garnish with the thyme sprig and serve.|