SWEET SAP TEA
crafted by Rooted Spoon Culinary of Viroqua, WI
A mocktail (or cocktail) that is sure to please - perfect for all of your gatherings ahead with sweet and bitter notes that support digestion. Find the full recipe below:
🍁 1 oz. pure maple syrup
🍊 4 oz. fresh squeezed orange juice (about 2 medium oranges)
💫 2 wide strips of fresh orange peel
🫖 8 oz. GIST Oolong with Calendula
Few dashes orange bitters & Ice 🧊
*Makes 2 delicious mocktails or cocktails
*Optional: 4 oz. @lacrossedistillingco High Rye Light Whiskey
Before juicing oranges, use a paring knife or off-set peeler to peel a large strip of orange peel over two rocks glasses. Fold and press a peel over each glass to release oils and toss a peel in each glass. Juice oranges.
Combine maple syrup, orange juice and optional booze in a quart jar with a lid. Fill with ice and shake for 15 seconds. Stir in Gist and pour contents into prepared glasses with ice, top with a few dashes orange bitters and enjoy!