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The Oasis: Sophia’s Lounge

Sophia's Lounge - The Oasis
Sophia's Lounge - The Oasis

The Oasis


1 1/4 ounces of rum 

3/4 ounces of brown sugar ginger syrup

3/4 ounces of lemon juice 

2 small pieces of fresh thyme 

6 red grapes 

Fresh cracked black pepper 


Add the syrup, grapes and thyme to a shaker tin and muddle well.

Add the lemon juice and rum, then shake.

Strain the mixture into a coupe glass.

Garnish with pepper and thyme.

Brown Sugar Ginger Simple Syrup


1 cup of brown sugar

1 cup of water 

2 knobs of ginger, diced 


Combine all the ingredients in a pan on low heat.

Once combined, remove the pan from heat, and let it steep for two hours.

Remove the ginger, and transfer the syrup to a squeeze bottle. 

Pro tip: Save room for a small plate or dessert. At Sophia’s Lounge, culinary creations come from kitchen mastermind and “Top Chef” alum Jamie Lynch, the 5Church’s executive chef.

127 N. Tryon St., Suite D
Charlotte, NC 28202

This article appeared in the September 2017 issue of Happenings.