Star of Africa
- 2 oz Tito's Handmade Vodka, infused
- 3/4 oz Meyer lemon juice
- 3/4 oz kumquat thyme simple syrup
- 2 oz lemon verbena soda water
Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass. Shake, then pour into a Collins glass with 3 big pieces of ice.
To infuse Tito's Handmade Vodka:
Steep 3 bags of African Tea (try Whole Foods for sourcing) with 1 750-mL bottle of Tito's at about 120 deg for about 5 to 8 min.
Once off the heat, allow it to sit for a few hours at room temp, then strain back to bottle.Garnish:
Mint sprig and Meyer lemon twistMixologist:
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