Belle Isle Moonshine

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Day 8: Masala Chai Infusion

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By Christian Johnston

Tavola / Charlottesville, Virginia

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Masala Chai Infusion

Ingredients

  • 1 750ml bottle of Belle Isle Premium Moonshine
  • 3 tbls + 1 tsp Marsala Chai Tea
  • 1/2 tsp citric acid

Preparation

Combine tea and 1/2 cup of Belle Isle in a pan and bring to a simmer. Remove from heat and cover. Steep for 15 minutes. Add citric acid, stir, and strain contents back into original bottle.

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Cocktail: Hair of the Dog

INGREDIENTS

  • 1.5oz Masala Chai Infused Belle Isle Premium Moonshine
  • 1oz grapefruit juice
  • .5oz grapefruit cordial
  • .75oz sumac honey
  • .5oz egg white

PREPARATION

Dry shake, shake, single strain into coupe glass. Add 2 dashes black salt, 2 dashes sumac (be careful, both are quite potent).


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Christian Johnston can be found at Tavola's Cicchetti Bar in Charlottesville, Virginia. Listen to Christian's interview with Jenée Libby on the Edacious Podcast.

Photography by Alexander Kreher.