south african brandy cocktail of the year: the fynbos (recipe)

The Fynbos

This trend-forward brandy based cocktail ticks all the boxes: it looks and tastes delicious; it’s easy to mix and made with easy-to-find ingredients – all key to a popular cocktail.

Glass: Martini


50ml South African brandy
50ml rooibos tea
25ml sugar syrup
12.5ml ginger liqueur
1 teaspoon honey
A dash of bitters (optional)
Garnish: lemon twist

How to make sugar syrup:
Mix 1 part boiling water and 2 parts sugar, stir to dissolve and let it cool.


Chill a martini glass, shake brandy, Rooibos tea, honey, sugar syrup and ginger liqueur. Strain into martini glass, finish off with a lemon twist on top. Eugene recommends Butlers Ginger Liqueur

This is TOO yummy and ideal for sexy, cold winter nights.

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