Whisky Cocktail Recipe
Cocktail Name: The Oak Tea
Creator: Jo Kent, World Whisky Day 2017 Ambassador.
The name of this cocktail plays off the oaky rich flavours of whisky and the light and familiar flavours of tea.
Enjoy this cocktail with everyone from whisky connoisseurs to newcomers. This mild but flavoursome drink is perfect for introducing someone to whisky as it has a soft and sweet edge.
- 50ml Quality Whisky
- 3 teabags of mint tea or green tea
- 50ml runny honey
- 3 tsp coriander seeds
- Fresh mint leaves
- 2 large dashes of Bitters
- Lemon peel
Combine the teabags, honey and coriander seeds with boiling water in a teapot for one.
Infuse for 30 minutes then cool in the fridge. Pour the tea infusion and whisky into a glass with the mint leaves and press them gently with a flat spoon. Add the bitters, add ice and stir until diluted. Pour over fresh ice into a rocks glass, squeeze the lemon peel over the glass and garnish with mint.
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