Holiday Cocktail Recipe by Emily Ellyn

We are so lucky and so thankful this holiday season – so much love and gifts- we share what we can!

Here is a gift the will keep on giving –  Holiday Cocktails from Emily Ellyn from  her to us- and we want to share it with You!  You too should share it!

Yes, A special recipe to share with you that was made just for us! Please let us know if you make it !  Email us a photo!


Shaking up Retro Rad Mad Men inspired cocktails like this one Emily Ellyn made exclusively for Central Florida 5!

Thyme to Celebrate Martini:


2 ounces gin

2 teaspoons dry vermouth

2 sprigs thyme

1 sprig rosemary and 2 springs thyme skewering pitted olives



Fill shaker with  2 ounces gin, 2 teaspoons dry vermouth, and 2 sprigs of thyme crushed with crushed ice.  Shake vigorously and then strain into a stemmed glass.

Strip leaves from bottom 2 inches of a rosemary sprig, skewer with extra thyme through pitted olives, and add as a tasty garnish to the drink.


Cheers Central Florida 5 – Thyme to Celebrate!


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