This twist on a classic Southside Cocktail utilizes tea as a flavor component. It is easy to add the flavor of tea to any cocktail by steeping tea as one normally would then using the tea as the base for simple syrup.
2 oz Hendrick's Gin
3/4 oz lime juice
3/4 oz Earl Grey Tea simple syrup
8 to 10 loose mint leaves
shake with ice
strain into a cocktail glass
garnish with cucumber and a sprig of mint