Chai and Catch Me

1 drink

Danielle Peters of Drawing Board; Event - 1st Place Winner at Wizards of Elixirs Cocktail Competition 2018; Photo by Whispers Sisters (Instagram: @whispersisterspetaluma)

1 3/4 oz. Griffo Chardonnay Barrel Gin
3/4 oz. The Perfect Purée Pear Puree, thawed
1/2 oz. chai tea (brewed at double strength)
1/2 oz. Ginger Cardamom Syrup
1/2 oz. lemon juice
1/4 oz. coconut cream
Spray of Rayu Mezcal
Coconut butter bark (garnish)
Shake ingredients very well with ice and pour into glass. Garnish with coconut butter bark.

Ingredients for the Ginger Cardamom Syrup:
1 cup sugar
3/4 cup water
1 cup peeled and chopped fresh ginger
1 black cardamom pod (cracked)
4 green cardamom pods (cracked)
Method for the Ginger Cardamom Syrup:
Combine all ingredients except sugar and let simmer for 15 minutes. Add sugar and stir until dissolved. Let cool.