Valentine’s Day is here, and that means one thing: whether or not you’re loved up and celebrating, or alone and commiserating, you’ll likely have a drink in your hand. What you’ll spend your night sipping will depend on where you fall upon the spectrum of romance, but there is one drink that sits pretty along the whole thing: Chase Vodka’s Rose Tea Collins.
"Whether or not you’re loved up and celebrating, or alone and commiserating, you’ll likely have a drink in your hand..."
Otherwise known as rose bud tea, the fragrant, steamy beverage that lends this drink its name is well known throughout history for having healing powers, capturing the essence of romance and and being full of nutrients and anti-inflammatories. As such, it’s the perfect cocktail for any matter of the heart – from heartburn and heartache to the celebration of love on Valentine’s.
Chase have used this age-old tea to put a twist on the classic Tom Collins, replacing the gin with vodka, and introducing the rose beverage. It’s the perfect cocktail to mix for a loved one this Valentine’s Day, both easy to make and easy to drink. So here’s how to craft this floral, delectable drink.
Begin by steeping 3 rose tea bags in 200ml of hot water and 100g of sugar for 10 minutes. Then remove the tea bags and leave to cool. Next, take a Collins glass filled with ice, add 2 measures of Chase Vodka, 15ml of your rose syrup and 15l of fresh lemon juice. Top up with soda water, and serve to your heart’s delight – or its consolation…
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Culture ― 10 months ago