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ASW's Earl of Bourbon

ASW's Earl of Bourbon

The Kentucky Derby is tomorrow, and we've teamed up with ASW Distillery to bring you this easy-to-make craft cocktail recipe that'll be perfect for the event!

Make a syrup with honey & homemade ginger extract, then steep Earl Grey tea with thyme sprigs. Pick out your favorite pitcher, then stir together ASW Distillery's Fiddler bourbon, fresh lemon juice, tea & honey-ginger syrup. Pour into rocks glasses and garnish with fragrant rosemary sprigs.

This cocktail can easily be batched for entertaining a crowd. Simply  multiply the recipe as needed and store in the fridge without ice.

15 min active; 30 min total; makes 4 cocktails

 

YOU'LL NEED:

  • 1/3 cup minced ginger
  • 4 sprigs thyme
  • 3 earl grey tea bags
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 sprigs rosemary
  • 3 lemons
  • ASW Distillery’s Fiddler Bourbonsmall pot
  • food processor
  • fine mesh strainer or cheese cloth
  • small pitcher
  • mug

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

1. STEEP TEA

  • In a pot, bring 1 cup water to a boil for the tea
  • In a food processor, combine ginger with 1/3 cup cool water, then strain with a fine mesh strainer or cheese cloth, pressing through strainer to get most of the water out of the ginger
  • Discard ginger and reserve ginger water
  • Break thyme sprigs into a few large pieces
  • Place earl grey tea bags in a mug with thyme sprigs and pour boiling water in and let steep for 5 min (or according to package instructions)

 

2. MAKE HONEY-GINGER SYRUP

  • In the same pot used to boil water, combine honey with ginger water over med heat and whisk until honey is dissolved in the water
  • Remove from heat and transfer to the fridge to let cool
  • Remove tea bag from mug and transfer tea to the fridge to let cool
  • Cut rosemary sprigs in half
  • Juice lemons
  • Once tea is cooled, strain out any thyme

 

3. ASSEMBLE DRINK

  • To make 4 drinks: In a small pitcher, combine all of thyme-earl grey tea with 1 cup bourbon, 1/2 cup honey-ginger syrup & 1/2 cup lemon juice, then stir vigorously with a spoon
  • Pour over ice (rocks glasses recommended), top with a sprig of rosemary, and enjoy!