Ulysses Left on Ithaca Cocktail
Recipe type: Cocktail
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Serves: 2 cocktails
A light, refreshing cocktail with notes of Earl Grey, and a bit of thyme.
  • 4 oz Freshly brewed Earl Grey tea, cooled
  • 3 oz smoked American whiskey - we substituted Bulleit Bourbon
  • 1 oz spicy ginger honey simple syrup
  • 1 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 pinches of sea salt (optional)
  • 2 sprigs of thyme
  1. Make simple syrup by combining 1 cup honey with ½ cup water, and simmer, mixing until honey dissolves
  2. Add ¼ cup ginger, and stir, allowing to combine.
  3. Let the mixture cool and steep for a couple days in the fridge in an airtight container
  4. Strain before using
  5. To make the cocktail:
  6. Brew and cool the Earl Grey tea. Fill a stirring glass ¾ full with ice
  7. Pour whiskey, tea, lemon juice, and simple syrup over the ice and stir to combine
  8. Once your glass is well foggy and frosted, pour over ice
  9. Sprinkle a pinch of sea salt in each glass, and garnish with thyme
Recipe by The Adventures of Bob & Shan at http://theadventuresofbobandshan.com/ulysses-left-on-ithaca-cocktail/