DAVIDsTEA x THE BOTANIST

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A summer like no other calls for deliciously hydrating cocktails. And in our experience, the best way to cool down is to sip back a tall glass of spiked tea.

Get started with a tea base, crafted with good-for-you ingredients plucked fresh from nature. From ancient healing to modern wellness – you can rely on these vibe-boosting blends to help keep you happy, hydrated & healthy.

DAVIDsTEA x THE BOTANIST

The ultimate summer cocktail collab

We partnered with Kate Boushel @kateboushel, Director of Beverage & Education at Groupe Barroco + bartender, to develop two unique recipes using The Botanist gin @thebotanistgin & DAVIDsTEA @davidstea. Each starts with a delicious tea concentrate that’s really easy to make.

THE RECIPES

Level Up, Palmer

Level Up, Palmer

Ingredients

  • 2 oz The Botanist Gin
  • 0.5 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp honey
  • 2 oz Grapefruit Perrier
  • 4 Perfect Spoons Blood Orange Boost
  • 2 dashes peach bitters (optional)

Directions

Step 1
In your Perfect Steeper, add 4 Perfect Spoons of Blood Orange Boost loose leaf tea
Step 2
Add 10 oz of hot water, let steep for 4 minutes & allow to cool for 30 minutes
Step 3
In an oversized wine glass, stir gin, lemon juice & honey
Step 4
Fill glass with ice
Step 5
Top 2 oz of cold tea & Grapefruit Perrier
Step 6
Give a quick stir
Step 7
Garnish with fresh lemon wheels & garden herbs

Serene Dream

Serene Dream

Ingredients

  • 2 oz The Botanist Gin
  • 0.75 oz fresh lime juice
  • 0.5 oz Reishi Recharge syrup*
  • 2 pieces fresh pineapple
  • 2 dashes chocolate bitters (optional)

Directions

Step 1
*How to make Reishi Recharge syrup:
Step 2
In your Perfect Steeper, add 6 Perfect Spoons of Reishi Recharge
Step 3
Fill up to 16 oz line with hot water and let steep for 4 minutes
Step 4
Transfer tea to a half liter jug
Step 5
Add an equal amount of sugar (approx. 1.5 cups)
Step 6
Mix until sugar is dissolved, then allow syrup to cool
Step 7
Instructions:
Muddle two pieces of pineapple in a shaker
Step 8
Add remainder of ingredients
Step 9
Fill shaker tin with ice & shake vigorously for 20 seconds
Step 10
Fine strain in a chilled cocktail glass
Step 11
Garnish with pineapple (fresh or frozen)
Step 12
Cheers to summer & happy sipping.

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