Dark Iris Oolong Tea Bellini

A drink worthy of a Garden District gala. This bellini is packed with lush flowers. Prosecco and peach make magic with the deep floral notes of our oolong tea with rose, lime and pistachio.

Makes 1 drink
Prep time: 2 hours for vodka infusion and tea syrup

Ingredients

  • 1/2 ounce Dark Iris-infused vodka 
  • 1/2 ounce Dark Iris syrup 
  • 21 grams or 6 tablespoons of Dark Iris tea
  • 5 ounces prosecco
  • 1 ounce Peach purée

Preparation

  • Make Dark Iris syrup
  • Infuse vodka with Dark Iris tea
  • In a champagne flute or coupe, add peach purée, Dark Iris-infused vodka and Dark Iris syrup 
  • Fill glass with prosecco
  • Garnish with peach slice orange twist

Infused Vodka Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons (7 grams) tea
  • 4 ounces of vodka

Infused Vodka Preparation

  • In a glass container, add 2 tablespoons of Dark Iris tea to 4 ounces of vodka
  • Infuse for 2 hours, stirring or shaking every 30 minutes
  • Remove tea from vodka by pouring it into a glass through a fine mesh strainer
  • Makes 4 ounces of Dark Iris-infused vodka

Tea Syrup Ingredients

  • 14g Dark Iris tea
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 10 ounces water

Tea Syrup Preparation

  • Infuse 4 tablespoons Dark Iris tea in 10 ounces 212°F water for 4 minutes
  • Remove tea leaves with a fine mesh strainer 
  • Add 1 cup of sugar
  • Heat tea and sugar mixture on low heat, stirring constantly until sugar dissolves completely
  • Let cool and refrigerate

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