Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Plaza Citrus Tea-zer Recipe

As summer heats up in Boston, Pairings Restauarant is now offering two new tea infused cocktails: the Plaza Citrus Tea-zer and theJasmine Tea Sangria. These refreshing tea cocktails, created by in-house Tea Sommilier Cynthia Gold, are available now through the end of the summer on the Pairings’ patio for $12 a piece.

Makes 1
11/2 ounces Green Tea-Coconut Rum
3 ounces grapefruit juice
1/2 ounce Green Tea-zer Simple Syrup
Splash Champagne
Lemon twist for garnish (optional)
Basil leaf for garnish (optional)
Shake the rum, grapefruit juice, and syrup vigorously in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Finish with a splash of Champagne and garnish with the lemon twist or a fresh basil leaf.

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