Earl grey gin and vanilla syrup join Mr. Black, crème de menthe, and heavy cream to bring you this creamy after dinner cocktail.
I was inspired by a contestant on Holiday Baking Championship who made London fog frosting, which is vanilla frosting with earl grey tea mixed in. A few months later I was watching How To Drink on YT and he made earl grey gin. That eventually turned into this cocktail. Enjoy.

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Ingredients

 ¾ oz Rich vanilla simple Syrup
 ¾ oz Mr. Black Coffee Liqueur
 1 oz Heavy cream
 1 ½ oz Earl grey gin
  tsp Crème de menthe

Directions

1

Add the vanilla syrup, Mr. Black, heavy cream, and earl grey gin to a shaker with ice.

2

Shake together and strain into a glass over ice.

3

Stir in 1 bar spoon of crème de menthe.

4

Garnish with whipped cream and chocolate shavings. Alternatively pour the crème de menthe on top of the whipped cream

House Infused Earl Grey gGin
5

Allow 8 bags of earl grey tea to steep in 750ml of London dry gin for 2hr. (I used Twining's)

Rich Simple Syrup
6

Start by heating 2 cups sugar and 1 cup water on the stove.

7

Once the sugar has completely dissolved remove from heat and add 1 - 2 Tbsp vanilla extract. Allow to cool before using. (If you have vanilla bean cut it open and heat with the sugar).


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