Summer Peach Spritzer
1 cup water
1 cup packed brown sugar
4 stems lemon thyme
¼ cup OWOC Summer Peach Balsamic Vinegar
Place simple syrup ingredients into a small saucepan and bring to a boil; remove from heat and allow to steep for five minutes. Strain and chill.
3-4 fresh ripe peaches – peel, puree
3-4 Tbsp. lemon thyme (leaves only, not stems)
2-3 Tbsp. almond extract
2 cups peach nectar
1 cup cold sparkling water
Fresh lemon thyme sprigs for garnish
Place peaches into a food processor or blender and pulse to a puree. Transfer to a pitcher or bowl and add all remaining ingredients, except sparkling water. Stir to blend; chill until ready to serve. At service, ladle some into each glass and top with ice, sparkling water and fresh thyme sprigs.