MINT GREEN TEA SPARKLESparkling cocktails are great for celebrating the different events and important moments in our lives. This sparkling cocktail can be served to celebrate the holidays, New Year’s, Valentine’s Day, a birthday or any other reason to raise a glass to toast an occasion.
1 oz (30 ml) Beefeater Gin
1½ oz (45 ml) Mint Green Tea*
½ oz (15 ml) simple syrup**
2 oz (60 ml) Freixenet Cava
fresh mint, for garnish
- In a mixing glass with cubed ice, combine gin, Mint Green Tea, simple syrup and lemon juice. Stir to chill and dilute. Strain into a chilled cocktail coupe, top with sparkling wine. Garnish with fresh mint.
- * To make Mint Green Tea, add 2 tbsp (30 ml) green tea to 3 cups (750 ml) boiled water, steep for 5 minutes. Add 1 cup (250 ml) fresh mint leaves, steep for 5 more minutes. Fine strain into a glass bottle and chill.
- ** 1:1 ratio of sugar dissolved in boiling water. Allow to cool before using.½ oz (15 ml) lemon juice