Skip To Main Content
  • Teas
  • Tea Assortments
  • Gifts
  • Teaware
  • Tea Notes
Earl Grey Old Fashioned
Tea Recipes

Earl Grey Old Fashioned

TENZIN SAMDO

Recipe by: TENZIN SAMDO

Jump to recipe

This timeless libation gets an upgrade with the sweet and sultry flavors of bergamot and orange.

Ingredients

  • 1 pyramid infuser or 2 tbsp of Tea Forté Earl Grey tea
  • 6 ounces of water, plus 2 cups
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 2 ounces bourbon whiskey
  • 2 dashes of Angostura bitters
  • 1-2 handfuls of ice
  • 1 orange peel for garnish

Directions

  1. For Earl Grey Tea Syrup: Steep pyramid infuser or loose tea in 6 ounces of near boiling water for 3-5 minutes. Discard infuser or tea leaves and set tea liquid aside.
  2. In a small sauce pot, bring 2 cups of water to a boil.
  3. Add 6 teaspoons of reserved tea liquid and remove from heat.
  4. Add sugar and stir well to dilute.
  5. Cover and let stand for 10 minutes, then strain into a separate container.
  6. For the cocktail: Combine 1 teaspoon of the Earl Grey Tea Syrup, whiskey and bitters into a mixing glass half-filled with ice.
  7. Stir and pour into a double old fashioned glass with ice.
  8. Garnish with an orange peel.

Yields: 1 cocktail

More recipes you may enjoy
"The Peary Lane" Tipsy Tea Cocktail

"The Peary Lane" Tipsy Tea Cocktail

Enjoy a taste of the south with this pear-inspired cocktail using Iced Ginger Pear tea. 
Earl Grey Tea Loaf

Earl Grey Tea Loaf

Enjoy the aroma of bergamot in this sweet breakfast loaf enhanced with currants and apricots. Pairs perfectly with a cup of Earl Grey.
Orchid Vanilla Collins

Orchid Vanilla Collins

A twist on the classic Collins, this spicy vodka and grapefruit cocktail comes alive with a hint of vanilla tea.

add edit