Green Tea Collins
Created by Aqua Vitae, Los Angeles
Servings: Serves 1
Ingredients
  • 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
Directions
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.