Tea at Three

This blackberry-and-herb-flavored cobbler is bracing, with black tea-infused gin adding a pleasantly tannic bite.

  • Servings: Makes 1 Drink
KEY: Summer, Cocktail Party, Cocktails

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  • 5 blackberries
  • 1 lemon wedge
  • 2 ounces amontillado sherry
  • 1 ounce Black Tea Gin (see Note)
  • 3/4 ounce Simple Syrup
  • Crushed ice
  • 1 thyme sprig and 1 lavender sprig, for garnish

How to make this recipe

  1. In a pint glass, muddle 4 blackberries with the lemon wedge. Add the sherry, Black Tea Gin, Simple Syrup and crushed ice and stir well. Pour into a chilled wineglass and garnish the drink with the remaining blackberry and the thyme and lavender sprigs.


Black Tea Gin In a jar, cover 1 teaspoon black tea leaves or 1 tea bag with 4 ounces gin. Let steep for 2 hours, stirring occasionally. Pour the infused gin through a fine strainer into a clean jar and store at room temperature for up to 1 month. Makes 4 ounces.

Photo © Lucas Allen Published March 2012

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