Civil Disobedience Penicillin

Penicillin is just what the doctor ordered for cold weather blues. Our smoky cardamom black tea transforms basic blended scotch into a wonderfully aromatic spirit. Civil Disobedience infused scotch lends earthy depth to this citrus cocktail.

Recipe is for 1 drink. 
Tea-infused scotch recipe makes enough for 2 drinks.
Allow 1 hour for scotch infusion. Honey ginger syrup takes 20 minutes and can be done either during infusion or the day before.


  • 2 ounces Civil Disobedience-infused blended scotch (we used
  • 3/4 ounce honey ginger syrup
  • 3/4 fresh lemon juice
  • Lemon peel
  • 3 slices fresh ginger


  • Make Civil Disobedience-Infused scotch
  • Squeeze juice ½ of a large lemon. If making 2 drinks, double all ingredients.
  • Add crushed ice, whisky and syrup
  • Shake, strain and serve over ice in a rocks 
  • Garnish with a lemon peel

Ginger Honey Syrup Preparation

  • Bring ½ cup honey, ½ cup water and 3 ginger slices to a boil
  • Simmer for 15-20 minutes
  • Strain ginger and cool

Civil Disobedience-Infused Scotch Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoons (3.5 grams) Civil Disobedience tea
  • 4 ounces blended scotch

Civil Disobedience-Infused Scotch Preparation

  • In a glass container, add 1 tablespoon Civil Disobedience tea to 4 ounces of scotch
  • Infuse for 1 hour, stirring or shaking every 30 minutes
  • Remove tea from bourbon by pouring it into a glass through a fine mesh strainer

Makes 4 ounces of Civil Disobedience-infused scotch.

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