Earl Grey Martini


  • 1 teaspoon Earl Grey tea leaves
  • 2 (1.5 fluid ounce) jiggers gin
  • white sugar, for rimming
  • 1 wedge lemon
  • 1 (1.5 fluid ounce) jigger fresh lemon juice
  • 2 fluid ounces simple syrup


Earl Grey Martini Glass

Preparation instructions:

  1. Sprinkle the tea leaves over the gin in a small glass, and set aside to steep for 2 hours.
  2. Pour 1/4 to 1/2 inch of white sugar onto a small, shallow plate. Moisten the rims of 2 martini glasses with a wedge of lemon, dip the moistened glasses into the sugar; set aside.
  3. Strain the infused gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup into a cocktail shaker over ice. Cover, and shake until the outside of the shaker has frosted. Strain into the rimmed glasses to serve.

Original recipe makes 2 servings