Yields Makes 2 1/2 cups
Time: About 20 minutes, plus infusing time.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

In a medium saucepan, heat sugar with 1/2 cup water, stirring, until sugar is dissolved. Let cool to room temperature.

Step 2
2

Stir in vodka. Pour mixture into a decanter and add kumquats (halves first) and thyme. Chill at least 3 weeks. Serve ice-cold, in shot glasses.

Step 3
3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 2-oz. serving.

Ingredients

 1/2 cup sugar
 2 cups vodka
 10 kumquats, cut in half lengthwise, plus 5 to 6 whole
  Several branches fresh thyme

Directions

Step 1
1

In a medium saucepan, heat sugar with 1/2 cup water, stirring, until sugar is dissolved. Let cool to room temperature.

Step 2
2

Stir in vodka. Pour mixture into a decanter and add kumquats (halves first) and thyme. Chill at least 3 weeks. Serve ice-cold, in shot glasses.

Step 3
3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 2-oz. serving.

Kumquat Digestif