The “Book Nerd Rainy Day” Cocktail

Book Nerd Rainy Day Cocktail

(Aka, The Earl Grey Masterpiece)


. 2 oz gin

. 3/4 oz lemon juice

. 1/2 to 3/4 oz earl grey simple syrup depending on desired sweetness (see recipe for instructions on how to make this)

. (Optional) 1/2 of an egg white

Simple Syrup

  1. Steep earl grey tea in hot water for 20/30 min (the more concentrated the better).
  2. Simmer 1 part sugar to 1 part earl grey tea on medium heat until dissolved.


  1. Mix ingredients and shake with ice until frothy.
  2. Strain into the sexiest glass you can find. Works best with a sugar rim or lemon garnish. Lavender is also acceptable.

Voila! The perfect drink for book nerds everywhere.

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