Earl Grey Martini



1 teaspoon Earl Grey Tea leaves

2 jiggers gin (3.0 fluid ounce)

White sugar (for rimming glass)

1 wedge lemon

1 jigger fresh lemon juice (1.5 fluid ounce)

Chipped Ice

2 fluid ounces simple syrup


Preparation time: 2 hours 5 minutes (2 hour steeping time, 5 minutes final drink preparation)
Yield: Makes 1 drink

  • Sprinkle the tea leaves over the gin in a small glass, and set aside to steep for 2 hours.
  • Pour 1/4 to 1/2 inch of white sugar onto a small, shallow plate.
  • Moisten the rims of 2 martini glasses with a wedge of lemon, dip the moistened glasses into the sugar; set aside.
  • Strain the infused gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup into a cocktail shaker over ice.
  • Cover, and shake until the outside of the shaker has frosted.
  • Strain into the rimmed glasses to serve.


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