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Budding Genius
Budding Genius

Budding Genius

Dry gin + Club soda + Tea
Difficulty Level
Type of glass
Old-fashioned glass
Ice strainer, Pestle / Muddler, Shaker
  • 45 ml (1 1/2 oz.) dry gin
  • 45 ml (1 1/2 oz.) cooled infusion
  • 10 ml (1/3 oz.) cane syrup (simple syrup)
  • Club soda
  • 1 tea bag (like Earl Grey)
  • Ice cubes
  • 2 lime wedges
  • 4 - 5 blackberries
  • 10 sage leaves
In a shaker

Infuse sage and tea bag in 250 ml of boiling water (infusion power to taste). Set aside.

Place one lime wedge, 3 or 4 blackberries and the syrup in a shaker and crush using a pestle.

Add a few ice cubes, the dry gin and 45 ml of the cooled infusion.

Shake vigorously for 8 to 10 seconds.

Strain into an old-fashioned glass containing a few ice cubes using an ice strainer.

Top up with soda club.

Garnish with a lime wedge, 1 or 2 blackberries and 1 sage leaf.

Availability in stores