Like tea? Don’t mind a nip of a cocktail now and then? Then the latest collaboration to hit our inboxes will delight you.
Exquisite (and notoriously hard-to-find) cocktail bar Eau-de-Vie has partnered with organic tea brand Nature’s Cuppa to create some delicious tea-based cocktails and one refreshingly tasty tea mocktail.
But that’s not even the best part… the mixologists at Eau-de-Vie are putting the action in your hands, sharing the recipes for you to make at home. You can thank us later.
30ml Fresh lime juice
20ml Sugar syrup (1:1 water : sugar, dissolve sugar in warm water)
8 Mint leaves
60ml Nature’s Cuppa Earl Grey (brewed stronger than regular and chilled in fridge)
1 Scoop lemon sorbet
Add the gin, Nature’s Cuppa Earl Grey tea, lime juice, sugar syrup, sorbet and mint to a tall glass and churn together with a spoon. Following this fill the glass with crushed ice and build until the glass is full. Garnish with lemon slices and a mint sprig.
The Green Harvest
20ml Citrus vodka
2 Wedges of lemon
2 Teaspoon strawberry jam
60ml Nature’s Cuppa Green tea (brewed stronger than usual and chilled in fridge)
1 Teaspoon honey
Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker and shake hard with crushed and cubed ice. Pour entire contents of the shaker into a wine glass. Garnish with seasonal fruits, mint, fancy straws and maybe even a mini meringue.
45ml Cranberry juice
45ml Apple juice
20ml Lime juice
15ml Sugar syrup
20ml Pear puree
75ml Nature’s Cuppa Peppermint tea
Shake all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and strain over cubed ice in a tall glass. Garnish with an apple fan and mint sprig.