Daniel Breaker’s Hamilton Cocktail

READY IN: 5mins
YIELD: 1 cocktail


  • 1 12
    ounces boukman rum
  • 1
    ounce banana liqueur
  • 34
  • 14
    ounce thyme syrup
  • 1
    large fresh egg white
  • 2
    dashes Angostura bitters
  • fresh thyme, for garnish
  • For thyme syrup
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • 1
    cup water
  • 8
    sprigs fresh thyme


  • In a cocktail shaker, combine rum, banana liqueur, lemon juice, thyme syrup and egg white. Shake gently to mix. Add ice to fill, then shake vigorously. Strain into a coupe, sprinkle bitters on top of the foam and garnish with fresh thyme.
  • For the thyme syrup:
  • Combine sugar, water and thyme sprigs in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium-high heat, stirring often to dissolve sugar. Once the mixture is simmering, strain into a heat-proof airtight container and refrigerate until ready to use.