(Makes 4 drinks)
6 grams Dilmah Vivid Springtime Oolong with
5 grams Lemongrass
160 grams Cucumber
20 grams Fresh Ginger
3 teaspoons Beerenberg honey
Limes to taste
Brewing the Tea
Preheat a tea pot with boiling water and then empty. Measure 6 grams of teo and place into
Top with 440mlof water boiled to 80 degrees
Stir the teo well into the water and cover with a lid.
Brew the teo for 2.5- 3mins minutes, stirring the leaves once again after 1.5 minutes pot (we are aiming for a strong brew as it will be used as a cocktail base).
After your brewing time. stir your leaves one final time.
Strain the teo leaves and leave to cool at room temperature. Do not place your brewed oolong into the fridge. as we wish to keep its transparent colour.
Cucumber and Ginger Juice
Blend your cucumber. ginger. lemon grass and honey with approximately 40ml of water until all ingredients have combined.
Strain your mixture through a sieve.
Building your drink
In a mixing glass, combine 60ml room temperature Dilmah Vivid Springtime Oolong with Ginger with 40ml of cucumber and ginger juice. Add a squeeze of fresh lime to balance the flavour.
Strain over ice ball and serve.