Gin and Mint Tea
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Gin and Mint Tea
Cocktail recipe

Rating

2.58 / 5
Found this drink in the Bon Appetite magazine. Great on a hot summer's day. Found this drink in the Bon Appetite magazine. Great on a hot summer's day.
Base ingredient
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Gin
Garnish
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Lemon, mint
Alcohol content
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26.67% | 9.6 units *

Whisky glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Mint Leaves cocktail ingredient
Mint Leaves
Half cup/15g Half cup/15g Half cup/15g
Lemon Juice cocktail ingredient
Lemon Juice
120ml 4.06oz 12cl
Gin cocktail ingredient
Gin
240ml 8.12oz 24cl
Ginger cocktail ingredient
Ginger
Slice Slice Slice
Orange cocktail ingredient
Orange
Zest Zest Zest
Sugar cocktail ingredient
Sugar
Half cup/100g Half cup/100g Half cup/100g
Green tea cocktail ingredient
Green tea
3 bags 3 bags 3 bags

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Method

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Bring three cups of water to a simmer in a small saucepan
Remove from heat, add the tea, and let it steep for three minutes
Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a medium bowl, then return tea to saucepan
Add ginger, orange zest, sugar, and half a cup of mint; return to a simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally to dissolve the sugar
Let cool
Strain tea syrup through a fine-mesh sieve into a pitcher, pressing on solids, then discard solids
Stir in gin and lemon juice and chill until cold, for about an hour
Pour into rocks glasses filled with ice garnished with lemon wheels and mint sprigs, and serve
~ This cocktail can be made 4 hours ahead. Keep chilled. Recipe is enough for a pitcher. ~

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