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Gunpowder Mint Gin Sour

March 28, 2019

Gunpowder Mint Gin Sour

This exceeding simple cocktail is perfect for Mother's Day and the green tea-gin infusion is so easy to make you may find yourself keeping some on hand for the whole summer!

Gunpowder Mint Gin Sour

Ingredients (per serving):

  • 25ml Lemon Juice

  • 50ml Tea Infused Gin

  • 25ml Honey Syrup

  • Lime Wedges and Mint to Garnish (if desired)

Tea Infused Gin (makes 750ml):

Honey Syrup (makes 200ml):

  • 100ml Honey

  • 100ml Water


First, infuse the gin with the tea: Decant the gin into a non-reactive container, add the Spearmint Green to a filter or infuser and then into the gin. Seal the container and refrigerate for 4-6 hours (taste regularly after 4 hours until desired flavour is achieved). Remove the leaves.

To make the honey syrup: add the honey and water to a saucepan and heat gently over a low heat whilst stirring until the honey is completely dissolved. Decant into a new container and leave to cool.

To serve, add 50ml of the gin infusion, 25ml of the honey syrup and 25ml lemon juice to a cocktail shaker filled with ice over halfway, shake well and strain into a chilled glass. If using, add lime wedges and mint to garnish.



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