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Nicole's Iced Tea

cocktail

Nicole's Iced Tea

recipe by
nicole durdin // Seppeltsfield Road Distillers

Light, refreshing, and great to share, Nicole’s Iced Tea is guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser at your next summer social gathering or dinner party. Fruity, balanced and bright, this recipe pairs Seppeltsfield Road Distillers’ House Gin with Lady Grey tea, grapefruit, lemon, and elderflower for a refreshing yet elegant cocktail.

Ingredients

  • 150ml Seppeltsfield Road Distillers House Gin
  • 450ml Lady Grey tea
  • 75ml Grapefruit juice
  • 50ml Lemon juice
  • 100ml Sugar syrup
  • 75ml Elderflower cordial

Method

  1. Steep 5 teabags in a litre of boiled water (you’ll only need half of the tea, but save some for the second batch)
  2. After 5 minutes, remove and dispose of the teabags, and refrigerate the tea to cool it down.
  3. Once cool, mix 450ml of the tea with the remaining ingredients.
  4. Quarter fill your favourite jug with ice and add a handful of grapefruit and lemon slices.
  5. Pour the iced tea mix over the ice, into the jug.
  6. Vigorously stir and you’re ready to pour.

Garnish

Grapefruit and lemon slices

Serve

Presents exceptionally well in a highball tumbler, filled with ice and a wedge of grapefruit.

Nicole Durdin

Seppeltsfield Road Distillers