Serves 1
1½ oz (45 ml) Beefeater London Dry gin
2 oz (30 ml) chilled sweetened tarragon white tea
½ oz (15 ml) lemon juice
assorted melon pieces (honeydew and cantaloupe), to taste
1 sprig tarragon, for garnish


  1. In a mixing glass, combine gin, sweetened white tea and lemon juice with ice and stir until chilled. Place cubed ice and melon pieces in a rocks glass. Strain cocktail into prepared glass. Garnish with a sprig of fresh tarragon.
  2. To make CHILLED SWEETENED TARRAGON WHITE TEA: Steep 4 white tea bags in 2 cups (500 ml) of boiling water for 3 to 4 minutes. Add ½ cup (125 ml) of sugar and 3 to 4 sprigs of fresh tarragon to hot tea while steeping. Remove tea bags and tarragon and strain. Once cool, store in a sealed container in refrigerator for up to 1 week.
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