Tea party tipple

  • 10 mins cooking
  • Makes 1 Litre
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Tea party tipple
  • 20 centimetre stalk fresh lemongrass, trimmed, cut in half lengthways
  • 2 earl grey tea bags
  • 1/3 cup caster sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • 600 millilitre chilled dry ginger ale
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 cup gin


Tea party tipple
  • 1
    Place lemongrass in a heatproof jug. Add tea bags, sugar and boiling water, stir until sugar dissolves. Stand 10 minutes.
  • 2
    Discard tea bags. Cover and refrigerate until cold. To serve, fill one-third of a jug with ice; sliced lemon, tea mixture and lemongrass stalks. Stir in ginger ale, lemon juice and gin to combine.

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