Green Tea Sour Cocktail

Green Tea Sour

China Poblano at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas


For the green tea Chivas

  • green tea bag
  • 8 ounces  Chivas whiskey

For the cocktail

  • 1 1/2 ounce  green tea Chivas
  • 3/4  ounces  St-Germain
  • 3/4 ounces  lemon juice
  • 1/4 ounce  egg white
  •   Ice

In China, the most common drink for the past 10 years or so has been Chivas and green tea. The green tea is often also blended with jasmine and sugar, which leads to a sweet floral flavor.

In honor of the Chinese New Year, José Andrés’ China Poblano, located inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, has created a special cocktail using those base flavors to create a nice, refreshing whiskey sour.



For the green tea Chivas

Add the green tea bag to a cup of hot whiskey and let steep for 20 minutes. Discard the tea bag and return the infused whiskey to its own bottle.

For the cocktail

Combine all of the ingredients together in a shaker and shake vigorously. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice.

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