Japanese Plum Smash

Based loosely on a gin basil smash.

2 servings

Quarter half a plum.

Slice a fresh lemon in half and peel 2 long lemon twists.

Add the plum to a shaker with 1oz fresh lemon juice; 4 thyme sprigs; 8 sage leaves; and 1oz honey simple syrup.

Muddle until soft.

Add ice.

Add 3 dashes of lemon bitters and 3 dashes of citrus bitters.

Add 6oz of Japanese whisky.

Shake for 30sec and let rest for 60sec (to chill).

Strain into a cocktail glass.

Garnish with a lemon twist, sage leaf, and thyme sprig.