Green Tea Gimlet

Green Tea Gimlet

Green tea gimlet is a great twist on a classic drink. I’m a tea lover, I actually prefer tea over coffee, so when I figured out I could incorporate one of my favorite beverages into a cocktail —it was over!

This is the second tea infused cocktail I’m sharing with you. This green tea gimlet is layered with flavor. Even if you’re not a gin lover, this drink may have you reconsidering your stance on gin, at least it did for me. 

I made this drink to celebrate the Lunar New year, but the color would be great for a St. Patty’s day dinner as well. Really, you don’t need an occasion to enjoy a great cocktail.

 

 

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green tea gimlet

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Ingredients for Green Tea Gimlet

  • Gin  – The classic gimlet is a gin cocktail. Use the brand of your choice.
  • Lemons – for fresh lemon juice
  • Green tea – your favorite brand of green tea will do
  • honey – For our simple syrup
  • Coupe Glass
  • Cocktail Shaker

Green Tea Gimlet

Prep Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Servings 1

Equipment

  • 1 Coupe glass
  • 1 Cocktail Shaker

Ingredients
  

  • 2 ounces gin
  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1 ounce green tea infused simple syrup

Green Tea Infused Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 green tea bag

Instructions
 

  • Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake then strain into a chilled coupe glass.

Green Tea Infused Simple Syrup

  • Bring 1 cup of water to a boil and add green tea bag to the water. Mix in 1 cup of honey and allow the tea bag to steep for 5 to 7 minutes. Remove the tea bag and allow the mixture to cool completely before transferring it to a bottle. Refrigerate until ready to use.

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