NYC’s Strip House has a new High Tea cocktail which mixes raspberry tea with cucumber. This cocktail is light and refreshing in the summer heat.

Must Mix: High Tea Cocktail

Must Mix: High Tea Cocktail

Photo Courtesy of Strip House

High Tea Cocktail

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Langley Gin (Empire Merchants) or Cimmaron Tequila (Nicolas Palazzi)
  • 1/2 oz. Aperol
  • 1/2 oz. Fresh Grapefruit Juice
  • 1 1/2 oz. Raspberry Tea Syrup*
  • 1 oz. Fresh Cucumber Juice**

Preparation: Combine all ingredients in a pint glass, add ice, and shake for 30x seconds. Strain over fresh ice in a Highball glass. Garnish is a slice of cucumber.

*Raspberry Tea Syrup

Take 2 tea bags to a quart of simple syrup and let sit for at least 24 hours in cooler. Remove tea bags after initial 24 hours. Mixture is good for 2 weeks.

**Cucumber Juice

Take a cucumber with half skin on it and put into a blender. Add a bit of water. Puree. Strain. Good for 3 days.

Strip House Midtown, NYC

Strip House Midtown, NYC

Photo Courtesy of Strip House