Mata Hari

You'll think completely differently about chai after tasting it in this cognac-based cocktail.

  • 1 1/4 oz Louis Royer Force 53° VSOP cognac
  • 1 oz EO-chai-infused sweet vermouth*
  • 3/4 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz Simple syrup
  • 3/4 oz Pomegranate juice
  • Garnish: Dried organic rosebuds
  1. Add all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice and shake.

  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

  3. Garnish with 3 dried organic rosebuds.

  4. *EO chai-infused sweet vermouth: Add 4 green cardamom pods, 4 cloves, 1 cinnamon stick and 1 piece (1/2 inch) of ginger to a small saucepan and cook over medium heat for 2 minutes. Add 1 tbsp chai or black tea and 2 cups Cinzano rosso vermouth. Bring to a low boil and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to cool completely. Add the remaining vermouth and strain the mixture through cheesecloth. Bottle and store at room temperature.


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