Warm yourself up with this incredible Kalevala Gin-inspired creation – perfect for sipping as you look out over the snowy forests of Finland (or a drizzly back garden, as the case may be).
40ml Kalevala Gin
2tbsp ginger syrup*
100ml strongly brewed black tea
Juice of half a lime
For the Ginger Syrup:
120g fresh ginger
1/2 tbsp salt
Zest of half a lime
- Combine the strong black tea and ginger syrup in a glass and stir.
- Squeeze in the lime juice and add the gin.
- Stir for a final time and garnish with a cinnamon stick.
- *For the Ginger Syrup:
Add finely sliced ginger, sugar, water, salt and lime peel to a saucepan and bring the mixture to a simmer. Simmer for 30 minutes without the lid. Discard the ginger and lime peel. Pour the liquid into the jar, let it cool and keep in the refrigerator.