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Plum Perfect

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Ingredients

Plum Perfect Cocktail

2 ounces Averell Damson Plum Gin

¾ ounces spiced simple syrup (recipe follows)

½ ounces fresh lemon juice

4 ounces Earl Grey Tea

Garnish with a lemon twist

Spiced Simple Syrup

2 cups water

4 cups sugar

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 tablespoon whole cloves

Directions

Plum Perfect Cocktail

  1. Add all ingredients to an Irish coffee mug; feel free to substitute the tea for your favorite flavor, White tea work well too, though the flavor profile changes drastically.

Spiced Simple Syrup

  1. Combine all ingredients into a pot and bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and let simmer, allowing liquid to reduce for 45 minutes.
  2. Strain through a cheesecloth or coffee filter. Refrigerate.