Smoky Sputnik

A refreshing cold brew tea-based cocktail with scotch whisky and ginger ale. The sweet, fruity flavours of The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve are accompanied by delicate smokiness of Russian lapsang tea and ginger, bringing out classic malt notes and subtle spice.



ml oz
Ingredients Unit
The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve
50 ml
Russian Lapsang Cold Brew Tea
35 ml
Ginger Ale
50 ml
Crystalised Ginger for Garnish
Loose Leaf Russian Lapsang Tea (for the Tea)
5 g


  1. Add fresh ice cubes to a highball or double walled glass.
  2. Pour Russian lapsang cold brew tea and The Glenlivet Founder’s Reserve.
  3. Top with ginger ale and stir lightly to incorporate the ingredients.
  4. Add an ice cube using tongs.
  5. Garnish with a crystallised ginger cube on a stick, placing on the ice to the side of the glass.

Cold Brew Tea

  1. Add the loose leaf tea to a vessel and pour 100 ml of cold filtered water.
  2. Stir until tea absorbs the water. Seal and leave at room temperature for 4-6 hours.
  3. Pour the tea into a vessel through a fine strainer and place in a fridge to cool.

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