Le Grande at the Time Hotel
Tea time takes on a whole new meaning with Madame’s Choice, an Earl Gray based cocktail featuring gin, lemon juice, and sage-infused honey. This may just be your new favorite remedy if you’ve fallen ill, though we’re not sure your general physician would approve. This cocktail is served at Le Grande in New York’s Time Hotel. Read more about using herbs in cocktails.
- 2 1/2 ounces gin
- 1 ounce lemon juice
- 1/2 ounce sage-infused honey
- 1 sage leaf
- 2 tablespoons Earl Grey tea
1Place a cocktail glass in the freezer to chill.
2Combine the gin, lemon juice, honey, and Earl Grey tea in a cocktail shaker and fill it halfway with ice.
3Shake until the outside of the shaker is frosted.
4Double strain the liquid into a coupe glass to eliminate tea residue.
5Rub sage leaf gently between two fingers to release oils and use as garnish.
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