Sakura Cocktail

MIXOLOGY RECIPE

Sakura

Bring the Cherry Blossom #AfternoonTEALEAVES experience into your own kitchen with these inspired recipes!

Hand-crafted by renowned mixologists and chefs, these treats are sure to bring the beauty of the delicate blossoms to you and your loved ones no matter where you are.


A refreshing spring twist on the Tom Collins, Sakura is the Japanese name for the ornamental Cherry Blossom Tree – a tree that symbolizes the beginning of spring in Vancouver and inspires your inner photographer.

Notes from Justin Taylor, Director of Beverage at Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar:


"A refreshing spring twist on the Tom Collins, Sakura is the Japanese name for the ornamental Cherry Blossom Tree. A tree that symbolizes the beginning of spring in Vancouver and inspires your inner photographer."

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Sakura


Servings: Cocktail

Keywords: Cocktail, Mixology, CherryBlossom, Floral , Sakura

  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 0 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins

Ingredients

Sakura

  • 1 ½ oz. Seraph Gin
  • ¾ oz. Lime Juice
  • ¾ oz. Cherry Blossom Syrup (see below)
  • ¼ oz. Fresh Pressed Cranberry Juice
  • 3 Dashes Peychauds Bitters
  • 3 oz. Fentimans Tonic Water

Cherry Blossom Syrup

Instructions

Sakura

  1. Combine all ingredients and ice, except for tonic, in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Strain over fresh ice in a highball glass.
  3. Garnish with dried cherry blossom petals.

Cherry Blossom Syrup

  1. Combine 2 cups of boiling water with 2 cups turbinado sugar and 4 Tbsp. of TEALEAVES Cherry Blossom Tea.
  2. Stir until sugar dissolves, let cool for 4 hours and strain ingredients.
  3. Bottle syrup and keep refrigerated.

Notes

United by the appreciation for the transient beauty of life, nature and the culinary arts, we work to capture the moment – blending together the spirit of the season, people and ideas. TEALEAVES presents Cherry Blossom, #AFTERNOONTEALEAVES.