Recipe: Bay Leaf & Green Tea Martini from Gin: Shake. Muddle. Stir. »

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<i>Gin: Shake, Muddle, Stir</i> by Dan Jones

Gin: Shake, Muddle, Stir by Dan Jones [©Hardie-Grant]

Bay Leaf and Green Tea Martini, Gin: Shake, Muddle, Stir

Dan Jones, author of Gin: Shake. Muddle. Stir., states that gin is the world's fastest growing artisanal spirit. It's certainly making a comeback and this book is designed to help you select your gins, mixers, glassware. In fact, it has all you need to prove there's a gin-based cocktail out there for everyone.

Why not start with this recipe?

Bay Leaf and Green Tea Martini

The classic martini, underpinned with an excellent, high-quality and super-dry gin, with a bay and green tea flavour adding a fresh, verdant and rather firm woodiness.


  1. premium green tea teabag 1
  2. vodka 30 ml (1 oz)
  3. Bay Leaf Gin (page 43) 60 ml (2 oz)
  4. lemon juice, freshly squeezed 15 ml (½ oz)
  5. fresh bay leaf to garnish

Shaker, strainer


  • Steep the green tea teabag in the vodka and at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  • Remove the teabag.
  • Shake the wet ingredients over ice and strain into a glass.
  • Top with the lemon juice and garnish with a bay leaf.

Gin: Shake, Muddle, Stir. by Dan Jones is published by Hardie Grant (London, UK, Nov 2016, HB). This extract is reproduced with the kind permission of the Australian publishers.

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