Peppermint Tea Margarita

The #PaletteForYourPalate Tea Cocktail Peppermint Tea Margarita is Outlets Manager Kevin Spicknell’s creation, inspired by TEALEAVES Organic Peppermint + Pantone 290C + Mood: Refreshed.

TEALEAVES’ and Pantone Color Institute’s #PaletteForYourPalate is a first-of-its-kind collaboration where 10 iconic tea blends serve as muse to over 30 world-class chefs and mixologists.

Notes from Kevin Spicknell, Outlets Manager at Omni King Edward Hotel:


"When you’re thinking of refreshing drinks, the first thing that comes to mind is sitting on a beach, having a margarita. I think this blue Organic Peppermint cocktail is the perfect drink to revive you on hot summer days.”


Peppermint Tea Margarita

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 TEALEAVES Organic Peppermint Whole Leaf Pyramid Teabag
  • 1 oz. Water
  • 1 oz. Premium Tequila
  • 1/2 oz. Blue Curaçao
  • 1/4 oz. Triple Sec
  • 1 oz. Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice
  • 1/2 oz. Sugar Cane Juice
  • 3 oz. Ounces Hypnotiq Liqueur
  • 4 Fresh Mint Leaves
  • Garnish Kosher Salt
  • Garnish Turbinado Sugar
STEPS
  1. Steep TEALEAVES Organic Peppermint Whole Leaf Pyramid Teabags in boiling water for 3 minutes and let cool.

  2. In cocktail shaker, combine 2 oz. peppermint infusion, tequila, Blue Curaçao, Grand Marnier, Lime Juice and Sugar Cane Syrup.

  3. Shake vigorously.

  4. Rub fresh mint leaves on rim of glass.

  5. Rim glass with Kosher salt and turbinado sugar.

  6. Pour shaken liquid into rimmed glass with ice.

  7. Garnish with crown of mint and Hypnotiq-soaked blueberry skewer.

  8. Enjoy!




TEALEAVES’ and Pantone Color Institute’s’s #PaletteForYourPalate is a first-of-its-kind collaboration where 10 iconic tea blends serve as muse to over 30 world-class chefs and mixologists. Their creations culminate into a feast for the eyes, with the viewer ‘tasting’ the intimate expressions of the culinary, mixology, pastry artists’ rendition of Tea+Color+Mood.

Find recipes for these edible works of art exclusively on TEALEAVES Recipes and #PaletteForYourPalate.



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