The Cullen Bohanan cocktail

Cullen Bohanan
Named after the character on AMC's series Hell on Wheels known to take a stiff tipple from time to time. 

If I were to go back in time and make drinks for the louts building the transcontinental railroad, this is what I imagine I would be able to scrounge up (if lucky) to make a balanced cocktail. 

2 oz. un-aged corn whiskey (moonshine) 
5-7 sage leaves (thyme or rosemary could also work)
1 oz sorghum syrup (a 2:1 blend of the molasses and hot water)
1/4 oz. fresh lemon
2 dashes of celery bitters (The Bitter Truth)

Muddle the herbs, sorghum syrup, lemon and celery bitters in a mixing glass.  
Add whiskey, a scoop of ice, and shake for 20 seconds.  
Double strain into a pre-chilled coupe.
Garnish with hibiscus and thyme.
Turn your lady 'round and 'round.

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