Mind Your Peas & Q's

Rich Woods

Rich Woods

13th August 2015
Rich Woods

Mind Your Peas & Q's

50ml Gin *Bombay Sapphire works best. Infused with sugar snap peas and mint
75ml Tonic water


  • Pea Gin
  • The unusual addition of pea and really blends well with the botanicals in the gin, to make this an epic and yet so simple twist on a GnT.
  • • 225g Sugar snap peas
  • • 10g Mint leaves
  • • 700ml (1 Bottle) Gin *Bombay Sapphire works well as it is a lighter style of gin
  • You will need…
  • 1x non-reactive container, with lid suitable for mixing (such as an old ice cream container)
  • 1x funnel, large sieve or colander
  • 1x two-fold muslin (a coffee filter or tea cloth works just as well)
  • Instructions.
  • • Into a non-reactive sealable container, pour the Bombay Sapphire
  • • Add the sugar snap peas once you have broken the shells, as well as the mint
  • • Secure the lid and place in the fridge for a min of 24hrs (rolling or gently aggravating the mix every so often)
  • • Remove from the fridge and strain through your home-made filter
  • • Bottle and reserve. Mix will keep for 2 weeks if kept refrigerated.


Fill your desired glass with cube ice. Add infused gin to the glass and top with tonic water. garnish


Large mint sprig, slapped prior to adding to the glass to release more aroma. NB: at the point of serving you should inform your guests that this drink is based on aroma and thus not served with a straw. They should drink from the glass whilst nosing the mint.

Glass – highball works will but any glass is ok

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