Water (1/2 cup)
Granulated Sugar (1/2 cup)
in a small sauce pot. Place over medium-high heat and bring to a simmer. Cook until the sugar has dissolved, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool completely.
Fresh Raspberries (6 cups)
into a blender or food processor along with the fresh
juice. and blend until completely smooth. Pour the mixture into a fine mesh strainer, placed over a bowl to remove the raspberry seeds.
Pour the raspberries mixture into a large pitcher and stir in as much of the simple syrup as you’d like. Stir in the
Vodka (4 fl oz)
Champagne (1 pckg)
Ground Black Pepper (1/4 cup)
Raw Sugar (1/4 cup)
in a shallow dish. Cut wedges out of the
Rub the lemon wedge along the edge of the glasses to create a glue. Then dip the glass, upside-down into the shallow dish.
Pour the cocktail into the pepper sugar rimmed glasses and top with a sprig of
Fresh Thyme (to taste)
. Serve and drink right away. Enjoy!