How to prepare a tea-based tonic syrup

February 9, 2020
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TEA-BASED TONIC SYRUP RECIPE


Ingredients

1 3/4 cup sugarcane
2 1/2 cup water
1 chopped lemongrass stem
1/4 cup cinchona bark
Juice and zest of ½ lemon
1 teaspoon of citric acid (for conservation)
7.5g of Tea Studio green tea | Nilgiri Mao Feng


Syrup

Bring water to a boil with sugar, lemongrass and the cinchona bark
Let simmer for 15 minutes
Remove from stove top
Add the tea, lemon juice and citric acid
Infuse at room temperature for 1 hour
Filter and serve.


Cocktail

3/4 oz of tea-based tonic syrup
1 1/2 oz of gin
3 oz sparkling water
Serve on ice with wedge of lime.

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