Bar Travelling Cocktail Blog — gin

Tea-tending masters of China

HARRY DOSANJ cocktail gin sour

Tea-tending masters of China

1.50oz Tanqueray Ten Gin0.75oz lime juice0.50oz lavender earl grey tea syrup1.00oz egg white Serve in a chilled coupe glass, sprayed with Bittered Sling grapefruit & hops bitters. Garnish with a orange peel. Tanqueray Ten Gin is a new western style gin with less juniper berries than others to allow more of a spotlight to other botanicals such as the fresh citrus consisting of lime, grapefruit and orange. In my cocktail you find that lime, grapefruit and orange played a big role in its creation. Tea was introduced from China to Europe in the 17th century, but, as a luxury item, was...

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Cutty Sark Sour

HARRY DOSANJ cocktail england gin honey india sour tea

Cutty Sark Sour

1.00oz Legend Distilling Doctor’s Orders Gin0.25oz Manitou Liqueur0.25oz foraged spruce + labrador tea infusion0.75oz blackcurrant honey syrup0.75oz lemon juice0.75oz egg white Serve in a chilled coupe glass and garnish with lavender and marigold petals When we were on a barge right on the Okanagan lake with yachts and boats passing by, I thought it was fitting to name this drink after one of the famous tea clippers of the past. Tea clippers were designed to be fast, so they could transport goods like spices, teas and other items like silk from Asia much quicker. The Cutty Sark was one of...

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Trading Company Punch

HARRY DOSANJ british east indian company cocktail gin

Trading Company Punch

2.00oz Okanagan Spirits Family Reserve Gin0.50oz Lemon juice0.50oz Apple juice0.50oz Chai syrup2 dashes Bittered Sling Kensington bitters Serve in a chilled coupe glass with Absinthe rinse | Garnish with fresh grated nutmeg and apple fan. At first the British were little interested in India, but much like the Portuguese and Dutch before them, were all interested in spices of Spice Islands (Maluku Islands). Unable to dislodge the Dutch from Spice Islands in 1610, the British chased away a Portuguese naval squadron, and the East India Company created its own outpost at Surat (now in the state of Gujarat), and this became...

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