Tea Cocktails With A Twist!

3 flavors with namesChaiElixir, a sparkling chai tea beverage is a must have this spring. The warmer weather will be here soon and its time to start preparing for some warm weather sipping fun!

These flavors are a combination of quality tea, spices, and natural flavors, making for fun, beneficial, and effervescent cocktails. Flavors are: Vivid, Essence, and Fusion; sparkling White, Green, and Oolong teas.

 

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         Want to make some for yourself? Here is where you can find a location near you to grab some of these great sparkling Chai teas!

 

Thanks to Jason Walsh a celebrated New York City mixologist, you now have some delicious recipes to try out this season. 

Vivid D’Amour – by Jason Walsh

ChaiElixir Vivid, a light and crisp blend of green tea and citrus, inspired this lightly carbonated cocktail. Bold flavors of brandy and crème de cacao pair with tantalizing citrus for a sultry, prominent finish. Sip this feisty, full-bodied cocktail in a short glass on the rocks with orange garnish.

1/4 muddled orange Chai NY

1.5oz. House Brandy

¼oz. Crème de cacao

½oz. Ginger syrup

¾oz. Fresh lime juice

2oz. ChaiElixir Vivid

Prep: In mixing glass, muddle quartered orange slice. Add all ingredients, add ½ cup ice then shake moderately. Lastly strain over new ice and then top off with ChaiElixir Vivid.

 

Enchanted Elixir – by Jason Walsh

For a comforting sip, ChaiElixir Fusion offers a lovely and aromatic cocktail. The exquisitely smooth oolong tea of Fusion combines with warm vanilla undertones for a smooth, romantic, and elegant elixir. 

1oz. Prosecco Essence Splash

1oz. ChaiElixir Fusion

8 Drops of orange blossom water

½oz. Brugal aged rum

½oz. Fresh lemon juice

¾oz. Cherry Heering

Prep: In a flute style champagne glass, add all ingredients. Top off with 1oz of ChaiElixir Fusion and 1oz Prosecco sparkling wine. Garnish with a cherry.

 

 

Keep an eye out on here for some of my Spring inspired cocktails using ChaiElixir! 

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

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