Pre-prepare the tea reduction by infusing loose Darjeeling tea in freshly boiled water. Simmer to reduce and add sugar to taste, double strain and allow to cool.
Smoke a Martini glass with cinnamon. Add ice, sugar syrup, lemon juice, the tea reduction and Johnnie Walker Platinum Label to a mixing glass. Shake and strain into the smoked Martini glass. Garnish with lemon zest.
Recipe courtesy of: Varun Sudhakar, Aer Bar and Lounge, Mumbai. Varun Sudhakar represented India at the World Class Bartender of the Year final, 2013.
NB: Contains 15 grams of alcohol per serve
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