Green tea is all the rage—and now you can turn the trend into a yummy cocktail.
Servings: Serves 1
- 2 ounces vodka
- 2 ounces strong green tea
- 1 ounce fresh lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
- Lime or Lemon wheel
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/2 cup sugar
In a shaker, combine 2 ounces vodka, 2 ounces strong green tea (cooled), 1 ounce fresh lemon juice, 1/4 tsp. grated fresh ginger, 1 tsp. simple sugar syrup (see below). Shake and strain into a tall glass with ice. Garnish with lime or lemon wheel.
To make syrup: Mix equal parts—about 1/2 cup of each—sugar and water in a saucepan over low heat; stir until sugar dissolves, about 5 minutes.