Russian Caravan

Russian Caravan

Russian Caravan

Bourbon lends warmth to this tea-based cocktail.Anna Stockwell

The Russian Caravan combines Russian black tea, which imparts a unique smokiness, and St-Germain elderflower liqueur with Elijah Craig 12-year-old bourbon. This recipe was shared with us by Flavien Desoblin, proprietor of Manhattan's Brandy Library.

Russian Caravan
The Russian Caravan combines Russian black tea, which imparts a unique smokiness, and St-Germain elderflower liqueur with Elijah Craig 12-year-old bourbon.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. bourbon
  • 2 oz. Russian tea
  • 12 oz. lemon juice
  • 14 oz. honey
  • Lemon peel, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a shaker and pour over fresh ice in a highball glass. Top with club soda and garnish with a lemon peel.