earl grey soda syrup

27Jan13

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Lately, I have been experimenting with making sodas at home with my bubbler. This syrup is infused with Earl Grey tea, and makes a great fountain drink as well as cocktail.

Earl Grey Soda Syrup

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups water
  • 2 fine quality Earl Grey tea bags
  • 2 cups sugar

Instructions:

  1. Bring water to a boil. Take off heat.
  2. Brew tea bags for 4 minutes. Remove.
  3. Add sugar and bring back to a boil.
  4. Reduce to a simmer. Simmer until sugar has melted and liquid has reduced by a third.
  5. Store in a clean jar.

Earl Grey Bourbon Cocktail

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons Earl Grey syrup
  • 1 shot of bourbon
  • Soda water
  • Meyer lemon slice to garnish
  • Ice

Instructions:

  1. Shake ice, syrup and bourbon in a cocktail shaker for 20 shakes.
  2. Strain into glass over ice.
  3. Top with soda water and garnish with lemon slice.
  4. Makes two cocktails.
  5. Enjoy!

Earl Grey Soda

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons Earl Grey syrup
  • Soda water
  • 1/8 c half and half (optional)
  • Ice

Instructions:

  1. Shake ice, syrup, and half and half (if using) in a cocktail shaker for 20 shakes.
  2. Strain into glass over ice.
  3. Top with soda water.
  4. Makes two sodas.
  5. Enjoy!
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2 Responses to “earl grey soda syrup”

  1. 1 gwen

    What kind of soda machine do you have and do you like it? Brett was talking about maybe getting one….

    • We have a Soda Stream, and we love it! It is fun to have bubbly water without the cost and waste. It is easy to use and doesn’t take up too much space.


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