Food & Drink

Valentine’s Mocktails and Cocktails

February 14, 2014

Ooh! Did you know you could make some fabulous mocktails and cocktails with tea? We are so lucky to have, Holly and Nina, 2 mixologists on staff at Willow Spa whipping up some drinks just in time for Valentine’s day.  We used Art of Tea Green Tea Pomegranate for these 3 drinks below.

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Holly and Nina

 Holly and Nina Relaxing in the Fire Garden at Willow Spa.

Cran-Pomegranate Tea, Berries, and Apple Cider.

Cheers

MOCKTAIL- **Shake Your Pom Pom!**

Ingredients:

Art of Tea Green Pomegranate: 2oz

Sparkling Apple Cider (no brand pref): 2oz

Muddled raspberries (this ingredient may be replaced by any berry on hand.
Blue, black, straw or boisen!)

Simple syrup: .75oz

Preparation:

Muddle berry and simple syrup into serving glass  (champagne or martini
suggested)

Add 2- 2.5 oz of Green Pomegranate tea

Float sparkling apple cider on top.

Viola!

SIMPLY MAKE AT HOME- **Zengria**

Ingredients:

Art of Tea Green Pomegranate: 2oz

Sauv Blanc: 2oz

Muddle Pear (Try Starfruit for extra ZING!)

Cointreau: .5

Brandy: .5oz

Lemon Juice: .75oz

Preparation:

Muddle Pear, Brandy, and Cointreau into mason jar (or comparable glassware)

Fill glass with ice

Add Lemon Juice and Green Pom Tea

Transfer ingredients into cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously!

Transfer ingredients back into mason jar and add sauv blanc

Yum!

ELEVATED COCKTAIL

Ingredients:

Art of Tea Green Pomegranate: 2oz

Gin: 2oz

Lemon Juice: 1oz

Simple Syrup: .75oz

Muddled cucumber: 3 small slices

Preparation:

Muddle cucumber and simple syrup into the bottom of a pint glass

Add Lemon juice, gin, and green pom tea

Fill glass with ice

Shake vigorously!

Strain into a Martini glass if you prefer no cucumber pieces or Collins glass with a cucumber slice as garnish.

Hooray!

 

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