A Cry Of My People

Introducing A Cry of My People, a cocktail that resonates with the soulful journey of Kenyan tea plantations. Crafted with inspiration from the renowned Dawa cocktail and the essence of tea farming, this creation unites flavors, inviting you to savor the tale of tradition and innovation in every sip.

Cocktail in a tall rocks glass with ice


  • 2oz

    clarified mixed tea cordial

  • 2oz

    Johnnie Walker Black Label

  • 0.5oz

    black tea (to enhance the tea notes)

  • 3oz

    soda water

0 units of alcohol per serve



  • Preparation
    1. Build in a highball glass over ice
    2. Garnish with a tea leaf bud
  • mixed tea cordial
    • 8x Rooibos tea bags
    • 8x Green tea bags
    • 8 cups of water
    • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
    • 2 tsp ground ginger
    • 2 tsp turmeric
    • 6 tsp honey or sweetener (optional)
    1. Pour 8 cups of water into a large pot.
    2. Add all the other ingredients to the pot.
    3. Let it boil for at least 20 minutes and then let it stand for about 3 hours.
    4. Strain the tea through a thin mesh strainer.
    5. Once the cordial is cooled and ready, mix 4 oz of the cordial with 4 oz of water and enjoy.
  • Alcohol content

    0.7 fl. oz per serve