Iced teapigs Darjeeling Earl Grey North Course
Developed by Canadian Whisky Ambassador, Colin McDougall. The exotic, floral tones of Darjeeling tea are balanced with the sunny citrus taste of bergamot.
Garnish: Lemon wheel & bitters
- 6oz. teapigs darjeeling earl grey tea (1 tea temple) (chilled)
- 1 oz. Simple syrup
- 1.5 oz. Lemon juice
- 1 oz. Lot40 Canadian rye
Start by brewing a cup of teapigs darjeeling earl grey tea. Steep it for approximately 3 minutes. Remove tea temple and chill tea before use. In a tall Collins glass, add 6oz. (¾ of a cup) of the chilled tea. Next, in a shaker, combine the rest of the ingredients, shake and pour over the chilled tea. To serve, garnish with a lemon wheel and few dashes of bitters.
How to make simple syrup
Pour equal parts water and sugar in a saucepan. 1 cup of sugar and 1 cup of water will make 1 ½ cups of simple syrup once dissolved. Stir the simple syrup and place the saucepan over medium heat. Heat ingredients until dissolved.