Mata Hari

Mata Hari Cocktail

Base Spirit: Brandy / Cognac, Vermouth / Aperitif Wine

Type: Modern Classics

Served: Neat/Up

Preparation: Shaken

Strength: Medium

Difficulty: Complicated

Flavor Profile: Fruity/Citrus-forward, Sour, Sweet

About the Mata Hari Cocktail

You’ll think completely differently about chai after tasting it in this cognac-based cocktail.

Ingredients in the Mata Hari Cocktail

  • 1.25 oz Louis Royer Force 53° VSOP Cognac
  • 1 oz EO Chai-Infused Sweet Vermouth*
  • .75 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • .5 oz Simple syrup (one part sugar, one part water)
  • .75 oz Pomegranate juice

Garnish: Dried organic rose buds

Glass: Cocktail

How to make the Mata Hari Cocktail

Add all the ingredients to a mixing glass and fill with large, cold ice cubes. Shake
vigorously and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with three dried organic rose
buds.

*EO Chai-Infused Sweet Vermouth

INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 Green cardamom pods
  • 4 Cloves
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 1 (.5-inch) piece Ginger, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Chai or black tea
  • 1 L Cinzano Rosso Vermouth, divided

PREPARATION:
Add the cardamom, cloves, cinnamon and ginger to a small saucepan and cook over medium heat for 2 minutes. Add the tea and 2 cups of the vermouth. Bring to a low boil and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to cool completely. Add the remaining vermouth and strain the mixture through cheesecloth. Bottle, and store at room temperature.

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  1. Preparation instruction do not belong the drink. What happened???

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