The “Book Nerd Rainy Day” Cocktail

Book Nerd Rainy Day Cocktail

(Aka, The Earl Grey Masterpiece)

Ingredients

. 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.

Cocktail

  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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