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Slip into sunshine and enjoy this refreshing watermelon and cucumber-inspired sour, made with Coconut Oolong tea to add a taste of the tropics.
From The Spice & Tea Exchange®4 TBS Coconut Oolong Tea3 TBS Pinot Noir Sea Salt
From the Grocer½ cucumber, + extra for garnishing1 cup sugar (preferred white or cane)Wedge of one lime6 oz bourbon6 oz watermelon juice3 oz fresh lime juice
Create a Simple Syrup (best if prepared ahead):STEEP 8oz water with Coconut Oolong Tea at 175° for 3 minutes. Strain tea and set aside. Discard tea leaves.SLICE cucumber (1-inch-thick pieces or so) and muddle in a medium sauce pan. Add brewed Coconut Oolong Tea and sugar. Bring all ingredients to a boil while stirring occasionally.ONCE boiling, reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.REMOVE from heat. Strain and set aside to chill before use.
Create the Cocktail:PREPARE rocks glasses. Wet the rim of your rocks glasses with one lime wedge. In a shallow bowl, dip rims in Pinot Noir Sea Salt.ADD 1.5 oz bourbon, 1.5 oz watermelon juice, .75 lime juice, and 1.25 oz of the Cucumber Coconut Oolong Syrup made above to a shaker. Shake well. Strain ingredients into a rocks glass. Repeat for next three glasses.TOP glasses with ice and garnish with a fresh cucumber slice. Enjoy!
Quick Tip:Remaining simple syrup can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 4 weeks!
Yields: 4Total Time: 15 minsPrep: 15 mins
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