Ginger Martini / Peartini Recipe


  • 8 ounces boiling water
  • 2 ginger tea bags
  • 3 ounces of vodka
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 4 teaspoons of Pear and Clove Simple Syrup (recipe below)
  • 1 cup of ice


  1. In a large mug, add the tea bags to 8 ounces of boiling water. Let the tea bags steep for 5 minutes (or until desired strength is reached), then discard the tea bags. Let tea cool.

  2. Making one drink at a time, add ½ of each of the following: tea, vodka, lemon juice, simple syrup and ice to a cocktail shaker. Shake for 20 seconds until mixed and chilled.
    Strain into serving glass. Repeat steps for second serving.

    Garnish: Pear slices studded with cloves

    Pear & Clove Simple Syrup

    • 1 cup water
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 1 pear, sliced
    • 8 whole cloves
    • In a saucepan, combine water, sugar, pear and cloves. Bring to a boil and continue boiling until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, strain, and cool. Syrup may be stored in a glass container for one week.

    Cocktail, Drink, Beverage, Easy