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HOLIDAY COCKTAILS - GRASS ROOTS SPRITZERS

HOLIDAY COCKTAILS - GRASS ROOTS SPRITZERS

If herbal tea is yin, then prosecco is its yang. Balance, right? It is the festive season after all and it’s been a big year for everyone!

So in celebration of 2019 we fused the flavours of our Grass Roots tisane into two refreshing, vibrant tea-infused cocktails. Perfect for social gatherings all Summer long.

       

      GRASS ROOTS TURMERIC SPRITZ

      Makes 2 servings.

      INGREDIENTS

      • 2x pyramid bags of Grass Roots tisane
      • 1 tablespoon fresh turmeric
      • 1x medium lemon
      • Prosecco
      • Ginger beer
      • Fresh mint

      METHOD

        1. Grate 1 tablespoon of fresh turmeric
        2. Boil 1.5 cups of water
        3. Brew 2x pyramid bags of Grass Roots and fresh turmeric in hot water for 10 minutes
        4. Strain brew mixture into a jar and let it cool
        5. Once cooled, pop it into the refrigerator to chill
        6. While the brew mixture is chilling, juice and strain 1x lemon until you get ½ cup of liquid

      Now it’s time to assemble...

      1. Add ice into a large wine glass and then pour ½ cup of Grass Roots brew mixture, ¼ cup lemon juice, ¼ cup ginger beer and 1 cup of Prosecco 
      2. Stir to combine and garnish with a sprig of mint
      3. Repeat for 2nd glass
      4. Kick back and enjoy the holidays :)

      GRASS ROOTS ORANGE SPRITZ

      Makes 2 servings.

      INGREDIENTS

      • 2x pyramid bags of Grass Roots tisane
      • 2x medium oranges
      • 1 tablespoon honey
      • Prosecco
      • Cointreau
      • Soda Water

      METHOD

      1. Peel orange rind and slice 2x thin pieces of orange, set aside for garnish
      2. Boil 1.5 cups of water
      3. Brew 2x pyramid bags of Grass Roots and 1 tablespoon of honey in hot water for 10 minutes
      4. Strain brew mixture into a jar and let it cool
      5. Once cooled, pop it into the refrigerator to chill
      6. While the brew mixture is chilling, juice and strain 2x oranges until you get 1 cup of liquid

      Next, we assemble…

      1. Add ice into a large wine glass and then pour ½ cup of Grass Roots brew mixture, ½ cup orange juice, ¼ cup Cointreau, 1 cup of Prosecco and a splash of soda water
      2. Stir to combine and garnish with orange peel and slices
      3. Repeat for 2nd glass
      4. Cheers your mate, you deserve it!

      Enjoy :)