Tea Ceremony

Gabriel Li photo courtesy of MIMI Chinese


5 oz Grey Goose vodka

1.75 oz Lillet Blanc

0.75 oz Strega

2 oz lemon juice

1.5 oz honey syrup (equal parts honey and warm water)

2 oz black wolfberry tea

2 oz cold-brewed jasmine tea

3 oz coconut milk


Combine all ingredients in a bowl or pitcher and allow to rest for a minimum of two hours. Strain through damp cheesecloth triple layered or other ultrafine strainer, pass through multiple times if not clear on first attempt. Serve over ice. Serves 6.

—by Aleksandr Russell of Toronto’s MIMI Chinese

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