“The Boss” Gin Fizz – Fruity Tea Cocktail Recipe

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Fruity teas are well-loved because they’re sugar-free while bursting with juicy, mouthwatering flavor. They’re also versatile and easily enjoyed hot, as a soothing after-dinner treat, or cold, for refreshment. Many fruity teas contain a high fraction of herbals and fruit pieces, making them either very low in caffeine or caffeine-free. This makes fruity teas kid and family friendly. They make great iced teas and tasty bases for cocktails. This month we’re featuring a cocktail recipe made with our top-selling fruity herbal tea – Blood Orange Smoothie. It’s a deliciously sweet, stunning and sophisticated fruity twist on the classic gin fizz!

“THE BOSS” GIN FIZZ

It’s a deliciously sweet, stunning and sophisticated fruity twist on the classic gin fizz!

  • 4 oz gin (infused overnight with Blood Orange Smoothie***)
  • 1 tsp superfine sugar
  • 2 egg whites
  • 6 oz half can San Pellegrino Aranciata Rossa sparkling water
  • Blood orange or ruby red grapefruit slices or peel (optional garnish)
  1. Combine the first 3 ingredients into an empty cocktail shaker & shake vigorously in a figure-eight motion to froth egg whites

  2. Add ice and shake again

  3. Strain into a cup, dump the ice, return the cocktail to the now empty shaker and shake again

  4. Strain into two chilled 6-oz cocktail glasses

  5. Garnish with Blood Orange slice or peel (optional) and serve

*** To make 4 oz infused gin, add 1 Blood Orange Smoothie pyramid sachet to 4.25 oz gin. Steep overnight in a mason jar or other closed container. Remove tea sachet.

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