Cocktail Time: Hibiscus Tea Cobbler
The hibiscus flower is known by many names around the world and has various symbolic meanings. It makes delicious tea, which is bright red, with a characteristically tart flavour.
Hibiscus tea can be served hot or cold. This recipe by Daniel Parker Guidry, manager of Bar Casa Vale, requires the cocktail to be muddled rather than shaken, for a more potent, refreshing drink.
HOW TO MAKE A HIBISCUS TEA COBBLER: THE STEP BY STEP RECIPE
- Pour all ingredients into a highball glass and muddle.
- Serve with a cherry at the bottom and garnish with a slice of lemon and a hibiscus flower.
- Bar spoon
- Highball glass
- 1 tsp grenadine
- 1 oz curaçao
- 1 oz Hennessy V.S
- 1 1/2 oz hibiscus tea
- 1 lemon wheel, cut into two
- Hibiscus flowers
- Amarena cherries