BTM trade inspired cocktails — british east indian company

Tea-tending masters of China

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Tea-tending masters of China

BTM trade inspired cocktails

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Cutty Sark Sour

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Cutty Sark Sour

1oz Legend Distilling Doctor’s Orders Gin.25oz Manitou Liqueur.25oz foraged spruce + labrador tea infusion.75oz blackcurrant honey syrup.75oz lemon juice.75oz egg white 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 the last every built and one...

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Trading Company Punch

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Trading Company Punch

2oz Okanagan Spirits Gin.5oz Lemon juice.5oz Apple juice.5oz Chai syrupBittered Sling Kensington bitters 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 the company’s first headquarters town. This small...

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