Gunpowder Gimlet

Posted on September 28, 2020 by Anne Milneck

Embrace a mid-century, mod vibe with this classic cocktail - with a green tea twist! Gunpowder Green Tea meets gin in this fun drink. We were a little hesitant about the salted simple syrup, but we were wrong! It makes the drink. Shake this one up for your next cocktail hour.


Ingredients for the Gunpowder Gin:

1/4 cup Gunpowder Green Tea
1 750ml bottle gin

Directions for the Gunpowder Gin:
Combine the Gunpowder Tea and Gin in a large bowl or measuring cup. Allow to steep for 3 hours. Strain off the tea and re-bottle the Gin. The steeped Gin can be stored at room temp like any other spirit.

Ingredients for the Salted Honey Simple Syrup:
1/2 cup Honey
1/2 cup hot water
1/4 tsp Fleur de Sel

Directions for the Salted Honey Simple Syrup:
Combine all ingredients and whisk until the salt is dissolved. Set aside.

Ingredients for the Cocktail:
1.5 oz Gunpowder Green Tea infused Gin
1/2 oz Salted Honey Simple Syrup
1/2 oz lemon juice
3 dashes floral bitters

Directions for the Cocktail:
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all ingredients and shake. Strain into a rocks glass. Serve straight up or on the rocks. 

Watch Anne make this tea cocktail on IGTV 


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