2 ounces tequila
2 1/2 ounces Columbia Gorge Organic apple cider
1 ounce fresh lime juice
1/2 ounce triple sec or Cointreau
1/2 ounce thyme-infused simple syrup (homemade)
1 tablespoon Fresh thyme sprigs and apple slices for garnish
In a small saucepan, heat equal parts water and brown sugar until the sugar dissolves. Add a handful of fresh thyme sprigs and simmer for a few minutes. Remove from heat and let cool.
Rim your glass with brown sugar and set it aside.
In a cocktail shaker, combine tequila, apple cider, lime juice, triple sec, and the thyme-infused simple syrup. Shake well.
Fill your glass with ice and pour your margarita in.
Garnish with fresh thyme sprigs and apple sauce.