Peach Green Tea Fizz

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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.

Ingredients
  • 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
Directions

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