La Bergamote Juste
3 ounces chilled Earl Grey tea
1½ ounces citrusy gin, such as Tanqueray 10 or Malfy
¾ ounce honey syrup (see note)
½ ounce fresh lemon juice
1 to 2 ounces tonic water
Twist of grapefruit or orange peel, for garnish
Fill a highball glass with ice. Add the chilled Earl Grey tea, gin, honey syrup and lemon juice, then stir. Top with the tonic water as needed.
Twist/express the citrus peel over the top of the drink, then drop it in.
Note: To make the honey syrup, dissolve ¼ cup of honey in ¼ cup of boiling water, stirring until the honey has dissolved. Cool completely before using.
Nutrition | Per serving: 170 calories, 0 g protein, 17 g carbohydrates, 0 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 5 mg sodium, 0 g dietary fiber, 16 g sugar
M. Carrie Allan