There’s an idea from Chinese folklore that the creation of tea is by “pure improbability, not the work or results of man.” The same could be said for this cocktail, featuring an unexpected and delicious mix of Azuñia blanco tequila, apricot brandy, green tea syrup, yuzu and lemon juice.
This recipe originally appeared as part of “8 Cocktails to Drink on Cinco de Mayo Instead of a Margarita.”
- 2 oz Azuñia blanco tequila
- 1/2 oz Giffard apricot brandy
- 3/4 oz Green tea syrup*
- 1 oz Yuzu-lemon juice blend (1:1 yuzu and fresh lemon juice)
- 2 dashes Orange bitters
- Garnish: Thyme*
Add all the ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake.
Strain into a coupe glass.
Garnish with fresh thyme.