The Tipsy Earl

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the tipsy earl
  • 4Servings


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup minced mint, plus 4 mint sprigs
  • 2 teaspoons Earl Grey tea leaves
  • 3 ounces vodka
  • 3 ounces fresh ruby red grapefruit juice
  • Ice
  • 1/2 cup seltzer


In pot, boil 1/2 cup water with sugar, minced mint and tea leaves over medium-high until sugar dissolves, 4 minutes; strain through fine-mesh strainer. In cocktail shaker, mix tea mixture with vodka and grapefruit juice; strain. Divide among 4 ice-filled glasses; top with seltzer. Garnish with mint sprigs.