This article was published on February 24th, 2017
The flavour of Earl Grey is possible one of the most underestimated in the world of mixology. Delicate and perfumed, its subtle complexity works wonderfully in harmony with the strong taste of gin. This Earl Grey Martini is an incredibly elegant cocktail, not one for serving to just anyone, this is for the truly refined palates. It’s old world qualities remind one of after dinner cocktails on the lawns of a Gatsby mansion so be sure to serve it in style!
- 2 oz gin
- Earl Grey teabags
- 1 oz fresh lemon juice
- 1 oz simple syrup
Steep Earl Grey tea in gin for two hours. Strain gin into a cocktail shaker filled with ice, then add lemon juice and simple syrup. Stir. Strain into a sugar-rimmed martini glass.