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Earl Grey Old Fashioned

Tenzin Samdo
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This timeless libation gets an upgrade with the sweet and sultry flavors of bergamot and orange.

Earl Grey Old Fashioned

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 0 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pyramid infuser or 2 tbsp of Tea Forté Earl Grey tea
  • 6 ounces of water, plus 2 cups
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 2 ounces 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 6 ounces 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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