Tea Recipes

Earl Grey Old Fashioned

Earl Grey Old Fashioned

This timeless libation gets an upgrade with the sweet and sultry flavours of bergamot and orange.

Recipe by: TENZIN SAMDO

  • Prep time:15 minutes
  • Cook time:None

Ingredients

  • 1 pyramid infuser or 2 tbsp of Tea Forté Earl Grey tea
  • 175ml of water, plus 2 cups
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 60ml bourbon whiskey
  • 2 dashes of Angostura bitters
  • 1-2 handfuls of ice
  • 1 orange peel for garnish

Directions

  1. For Earl Grey Tea Syrup: Steep pyramid infuser or loose tea in 175ml of near boiling water for 3-5 minutes. Discard infuser or tea leaves and set tea liquid aside.
  2. In a small sauce pot, bring 2 cups of water to a boil.
  3. Add 6 teaspoons of reserved tea liquid and remove from heat.
  4. Add sugar and stir well to dilute.
  5. Cover and let stand for 10 minutes, then strain into a separate container.
  6. For the cocktail: Combine 1 teaspoon of the Earl Grey Tea Syrup, whiskey and bitters into a mixing glass half-filled with ice.
  7. Stir and pour into a double old fashioned glass with ice.
  8. Garnish with an orange peel.

Yields: 1 cocktail

 

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