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Gin • Dry
Hot Chai Tea Toddy

Though this drink from Gin Garden in London bills itself as a Toddy—and its very basic formula stays true to the classic cocktail—it’s in a league all its own. Instead of hot water, it calls for flavorful, spiced chai tea, and instead of the usual whiskey, it’s spiked with gin, which gets a fruity boost from a touch of apple juice.

The Essentials

Gin
Apple Juice
Chai Tea
The Details
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Ingredients

1.75 oz Gin
1.75 oz Apple Juice
1 Cup Chai Tea
.5 oz Lemon Juice
1 spoonful honey
Cinnamon Stick

Method

  • Warm the apple juice, cinnamon and honey in a pan.
  • Brew a cup of chai tea.
  • Pour the tea, apple juice mixture and gin into a mug.
  • Stir with the cinnamon stick and enjoy in front of a log fire.
intermediate
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