The Mata Hari

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The Mata Hari cocktail

You’ll think completely differently about chai after tasting it in this cognac-based cocktail.

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1
Servings
1016
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
1

Ingredients

For the drink

  • 1 1/4 Ounce Louis Royer Force 53° VSOP Cognac
  • 1 Ounce EO Chai-Infused Sweet Vermouth
  • 3/4 Ounces lemon juice
  • 1/2 Ounce simple syrup
  • 3/4 Ounces pomegranate juice

For the EO Chai-Infused Sweet Vermouth

  • 4 green cardamom pods
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 1/2-inch piece of ginger, coarsely chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon chai or black tea
  • 1 Liter Cinzano Rosso Vermouth, divided

Directions

For the drink

Add all the ingredients to a mixing glass and fill with large, cold ice cubes. Shake vigorously and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with 3 dried organic rose buds.
 

For the EO Chai-Infused Sweet Vermouth

Add the cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, and ginger to a small saucepan and cook over medium heat for 2 minutes. Add the tea and 2 cups of the vermouth. Bring to a low boil and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to cool completely. Add the remaining vermouth and strain the mixture through cheesecloth. Bottle, and store at room temperature.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
0.5g
0.7%
Sugar
22g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.1g
0.6%
Protein
1g
3%
Carbs
50g
17%
Vitamin A
0.4µg
N/A
Vitamin B6
0.6mg
30.9%
Vitamin C
10mg
16%
Vitamin E
0.3mg
1.4%
Vitamin K
4µg
5%
Calcium
125mg
12%
Fiber
2g
10%
Folate (food)
23µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
23µg
6%
Iron
5mg
27%
Magnesium
133mg
33%
Niacin (B3)
2mg
10%
Phosphorus
224mg
32%
Potassium
1220mg
35%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
15.7%
Sodium
67mg
3%
Sugars, added
10g
N/A
Zinc
2mg
11%

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