Mixologist Tony Boyer and Wy Livingston show how to make a Dirty Smoky Martini using Lapsang Souchong tea.  This tea is available online at WystonesTea.com

Video by Mark Stout Photography

Recipe – Dirty Smoky Martini

Steep 1/2 teaspoon of Lapsang Souching tea in 4 ounces of water

To a shaker, add ice and the following 3 ingredients:

Use 1 jigger (2 oz) of your favorite Vodka or Gin

Vermouth splash (optional)

I tsp to 1 TBS of Olive juice

Rim glass with bacon grease (optional, but provides big flavors). Pour contents of shaker into a martini glass.

Garnish: I cube of smoked gouda cheese on a toothpick with an olive, Orange zest, and 1/2 strip of well-done bacon. The bacon strip should stand up in the glass.

Tea recipe is good for 4 cocktails. Enjoy!

 

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