Peach Green Tea Fizz

Peach Green Tea Fizz

Recipe courtesy Kyle Darrow, lead bartender, Red Owl Tavern, Philadelphia

Earthy green tea and sugar are cooked down into syrup for Darrow’s gin-based cocktail, which also uses muddled peaches and bubbles.

  • Peach Green Tea Fizz:
  • ½ ounce lemon juice
  • ¾ ounce green tea syrup (recipe below)
  • ½ peach, roughly chopped
  • 1½ ounces London dry gin
  • Lemon wheel, for garnish
  • Peach slice, for garnish
  • 4 ounces sparkling wine
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  • Green tea syrup:
  • ⅓ cup loose green tea
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar

Peach Green Tea Fizz:

Combine lemon juice, syrup and peach in a cocktail glass and muddle. Add gin and ice, shake well, and double strain into a tall glass filled with ice. Slide a lemon wheel and peach slice down the inside of the glass to garnish. Top with sparkling wine.


For the green tea syrup:

Steep ⅓ cup loose green tea the tea in 1 cup of water between 175–180°F (or about a minute before the boil) hot water for 5 minutes. Add sugar, and stir until dissolved. Let cool completely. Strain into a clear glass bottle and store it in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

Published on December 8, 2015

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