The classic gimlet recipe gets a little twist with the addition of crisp and refreshing green tea. This green tea gimlet is a green tea and vodka-based gimlet cocktail. Simply delicious!
Pour vodka into glass container .
Add all tea leaves and lime zest.
Let infuse covered at room temperature for 30 minutes.
Bring water, sugar and lime to just below boil in saucepan.
Remove from heat. Stir to dissolve sugar.
Add green tea leaves and lemongrass and steep for 5 minutes.
Let cool and strain.
Store in a glass covered container in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.
Chill coupe glass
Fill Boston glass with ice.
Add green tea vodka, green tea simple syrup and lime juice to Boston glass.
Cover glass with stainless steel shaker and shake.
Strain into coupe glass. Garnish with wheel of lime.