With the weather getting warmer and the sunshine coming out, there’s no better to time to enjoy a herbal and citrus cocktail to embrace these moments. Using the Bathtub Gin as a base combined with a chilled oolong tea, the subtle cardamom and coriander notes are enhanced and create a beautiful combination with a floral honey syrup and zingy lime.

A big thank you to Noble Estates for providing this fantastic bottle of Bathtub Gin!

Honey Oolong Cocktail

Ingredients (serves 1):

  • 1 oz Bathtub gin
  • 7 oz Fevertree tonic water
  • 1 oz honey simple syrup*
  • 1/4 oz lime juice
  • 2 oz oolong tea**

Method:

  1. Add all ingredients to a chilled highball glass.
  2. Garnish with lime wedge and adjust as desired.

*To make honey simple syrup:

  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 5 tbsp. water
  1. In a small saucepan, over medium heat, add both ingredients and stir until honey is dissolved.
  2. Keep refrigerated.

**To steep oolong tea:

  1. Heat your water to 85-95°C.
  2. Pour a little water on the leaves and discard to rinse them and ensure maximal flavour. P
  3. our about 3/4 cup or 180ml of water over the tea leaves.
  4. Allow to steep for 2-5 minutes or to preference.
  5. Cool before adding to cocktail.

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