I have cocktails on the brain at the moment. Clients are asking me 'What's the hot cocktail this summer?' Obviously I can't disclose all this information but tea in cocktails seems to be packing a punch!
In the early 1600's punch was adopted by adventurers travelling the Indian ocean. A drink made from 5 ingredients, sugar, lemon, water, tea and coconut palm. Mixed together and you had an exotic flavour new to Europe favoured by the rich and noble.
So go on pack a punch, I dare you. Here's 3 to get you started.
Milk Punch : Brandy, Rum, Orange Blossom Punch: Gin, Jamaican Flower Punch:
Somerset Cider Brandy, lemon juice, syrup, Tequila, lime juice,
green tea, lemon juice, pineapple, orange blossom water & Hibiscus tea & blackberries.
spices , syrup & milk. jasmine tea.