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Rooibos & Honey Cocktail

A perfect winter cocktail: warming and delicious.

Recipe created for Hope Distillery by Georgia East


25ml Hope Esperanza Agave
250ml soda water
100ml boiling water
1 rooibos tea bag
1 lemon, juiced
2 tablespoons fynbos honey


Dehydrated lemon


Steep the rooibos tea bag in the boiling water for 5 minutes.
Discard the tea bag and pour the black tea into a small saucepan.
Add the honey and simmer over low heat until the mixture forms a light syrup.
Allow to cool.
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add in the rooibos syrup, lemon juice and Esperanza.
Shake to combine and pour into a highball glass.
Add ice and top up with soda water. Garnish with the dehydrated lemon


On the rocks