This twist on a classic Southside Cocktail utilizes tea as a flavor component. It is easy to add the flavor of tea to any cocktail by steeping tea as one normally would, then using the tea as the base for simple syrup.
Using Vanilla Extract Versus Vanilla Beans
Your candy will be great either way.
How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract
Store-bought vanilla extract is expensive; homemade vanilla extract is easy.