Meadowland Tonic


Serves 1
1½ oz (45 ml) Noilly Prat Extra Dry Vermouth
½ oz (15 ml) St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur
¼ oz (7 ml) cherry blossom tea syrup*
2½ oz (75 ml) craft tonic water, such as Fever Tree
rose water and lemon wheel, for garnish
thyme sprigs, for garnish


  1. Combine vermouth, St-Germain and tea syrup in a wine glass, add ice and stir to combine. Add tonic and garnish with a spray or drop of rose water, a lemon wheel and thyme sprigs.
  2. *In a saucepan, heat 1 cup (250 ml) water almost to a boil and add 1 cherry blossom green tea bag. Keep over heat for 20 minutes, being sure not to let it come to a boil. Add 2 cups (500 ml) sugar and stir well to fully dissolve. Remove tea bag and transfer syrup to a sealed container. Syrup will keep, refrigerated, for up to 6 weeks.
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