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Earl Grey Fizz

Traditional meets modern with this salty-sweet tipple teeming with bursts of bergamot and grapefruit. 

Recipes by Twinings.

Makes 2 glasses.


Ingredients:

 

  • 4 Earl Grey Tea Bags
  • 1 large Grapefruit
  • ½ tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 tbsp Caster Sugar
  • 300 mls Lemonade
  • Handful of Ice
  • 3 sprigs Rosemary, to garnish
  • Sea Salt, to garnish

 


You’ll need:

 

  • Measuring jug
  • Chopping board
  • Knife
  • Small sieve
  • Cocktail shaker
  • Small Bowl
  • Cocktail skewers
  • 2 glasses

 


Here's the how to:

 

  • Make the tea base: Brew 4 Earl Grey in 300 mls of hot water for five minutes or until cool in a heat-proof measuring jug.
  • Prepare Rosemary: Using one Rosemary, pluck a few sprigs and chop finely, set aside for later.
  • Prepare the cocktail shaker: Cut Grapefruit in half, juice both halves into cocktail shaker. Add brewed tea, Vanilla Extract, Sugar, Ice and shake cocktail glass until the outside becomes cold. Set aside.
  • Garnish glasses: Add Sea Salt to taste to Rosemary and mix well. Using Grapefruit Wedge, rim each glass and roll in Rosemary and Sea Salt mixture.
  • Add the fizz and serve: From the cocktail shaker, add into each glass half of the liquid, top with Lemonade and serve with a spring of rosemary on the glass. Best sipped by candlelight mid-week with your choice of a post-dinner indulgence.