When Sean Muldoon tried his first cup of Lapsang souchong tea about a year ago, he noticed subtle chocolate notes in addition to the characteristic smokiness. He immediately thought of pairing the tea with a peaty Scotch whisky.
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the ginger ale and the garnish and shake well. Strain into an ice-filled highball glass and stir in the ginger ale. Garnish with the lemon wedge and serve with a long straw.