5 Centimeters A Second

5 centimeters a second is the rate at which the beautiful cherry blossoms swirl towards the ground. Light and floral, the perfect accompaniment to toast to their fleeting beauty, as a tribute to the delicacies of spring.

Created at the H Tasting Lounge by Mixologists Chiara Fung and Andrew Kong. Notes from the Mixologists on the cocktail:  


“5 Centimeters A Second is a light and floral sour. Smooth, pleasant and relaxing, like taking a stroll outside to view the Cherry Blossoms at that special time of year.”


5 Centimeters A Second

INGREDIENTS
  • 2 oz. Pisco
  • 1 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
  • ¾ oz. TEALEAVES Cherry Blossom Green Tea Syrup
  • Dash Foamer
  • For Garnish Peychuad's Bitters
STEPS
  1. Pour all ingredients into shaker tin, add ice and hard shake for 10-12 seconds.
  2. Strain into short coup.
  3. Drop 3-4 drops of Peychuad's Bitters on top, and draw blossoms atop foam using toothpick.

TEALEAVES Cherry Blossom Tea Syrup

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 tsp. TEALEAVES Cherry Blossom green tea
  • 4 oz. Fresh water
  • 1 cup Sugar
STEPS
  1. Steep tea for 5-10 minutes to make a strong infusion.
  2. Combine infusion and sugar in a pot, and heat until boiled, stirring throughout so that the sugar dissolves evenly.
  3. Chill until cool.


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