Raise a teacup: A cocktail fit for a queen

ByThe Cocktail Lovers


The Cocktail Lovers’ Royal-Tea Cup for the Queen’s Coronation Festival


From the Metro 8 July 2013

With the Queen’s Coronation Festival on from Thursday until Sunday, wine and spirits merchants Berry Bros & Rudd have joined up with bloggers The Cocktail Lovers to create The King’s Ginger Royal Teacup cocktail. They’ve shared the recipe with us.

Ingredients 40ml The King’s Ginger, 15ml homemade rhubarb syrup, 25ml Twinings Lemon & Ginger tea, 10ml fresh lemon juice, 25ml English sparkling wine.

Method Place two big ice cubes in a tea cup. Add all the ingredients except the sparkling wine and stir. Carefully top with the sparkling wine and gently stir again. Garnish with a thin slice of ginger, 1 raspberry and a mint sprig secured with a cocktail stick, then serve.

This article originally appeared in the Metro 8/7/2013

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