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Green Tea Sour Cocktail


Green Tea Sour

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

  • 1 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


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.