The Pink Monsoon

The #PaletteForYourPalate Tea Cocktail The Pink Monsoon is Tealeaves ICON and Director of Restaurants Robert Rouleau’s creation, inspired by TEALEAVES Monsoon Chai + Pantone 205C + Mood: Exotic.

Notes from Robert Rouleau, Director of Restaurants at The Beverly Hills Hotel:

“We were trying to create a spiced rum for our Piña Colada, and Monsoon Chai was perfect for infusing Bacardi Superior rum.”

Pink Monsoon Cocktail

  • 2 oz. TEALEAVES Monsoon Chai-Infused Rum (see recipe below)
  • 4 oz. Strawberry Coconut Purée (see recipe below)
  • 2 oz. Pineapple Juice
  • Garnish Ice
  • Garnish Mint Leaves
  • Garnish Pink Umbrella
  1. Add Monsoon Chai-Infused Rum, Strawberry Coconut Purée, Pineapple juice and ice to blender.

  2. Blend until smooth.

  3. Pour into a hurricane glass.

  4. Add mint sprig and pink umbrella.

  5. Enjoy!

TEALEAVES Monsoon Chai-Infused Rum

  • 3 TEALEAVES Monsoon Chai Whole Leaf Pyramid Teabags
  • 1L Rum
  1. Add 3 TEALEAVES Monsoon Chai Whole Leaf Pyramid Teabags per 1 liter of Bacardi rum.

  2. Let steep for 24 hours.

  3. Strain.

Strawberry Coconut Purée

  • 15 oz. Cream of Coconut
  • 12 oz. Fresh Strawberries
  1. Blend cream of coconut and fresh strawberries until smooth.

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.

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