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The robust flavor of oolong tea does well steeped in gin and brewed in this exotic cocktail. This unique beverage is great if you feel like a cocktail and want to experiment with your oolong tea sample.
Oolong Grapefruit Fizz
Makes 1 glass // Prep Time: 8 hours // Active Time: 5 minutes
- 2 rounded tsp or 2 sachets oolong tea
- 1 cup gin
- 2 oz oolong gin
- 1 tbsp lemon bitters
- 2 oz simple syrup
- 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1 oz grapefruit juice
- Ice cubes
- Club soda
- Lemon wedge or grapefruit round for garnish (optional)
In an airtight container (mason jars work well), combine the tea and gin and let infuse over night. Then remove the tea leaves/sachets (strain) and store in the airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week!
In a cocktail shaker combine the gin, lemon bitters, simple syrup, lemon juice, grapefruit juice and a handful of ice cubes. Shake well (about 10 seconds) and strain into a cocktail glass. Then top with club soda and garnish with a lemon wedge or grapefruit round and as always, enjoy :)