For a single cocktail
1 2/3 oz Jose Cuervo Tradicional Añejo*
5/6 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
2/3 oz chamomile and saffron syrup
1 sprig of flowers for garnish
For the chamomile and saffron syrup
13.5 fl oz boiled water
3 chamomile tea bags
1 pinch of saffron strands
400g / 14 oz sugar
Make the chamomile and saffron syrup
Add the boiled water to a heatproof jug. Add the chamomile tea bags and saffron and stir to submerge. Leave to infuse for thirty minutes. Strain and keep the liquid for use. Add the sugar to the liquid and stir well to dissolve. Store in the fridge until needed.
Make the cocktail
Fill a highball glass with cubed ice, add the Jose Cuervo Tradicional Añejo, lemon juice and chamomile and saffron syrup to the glass and gently stir. Add more ice if needed, the glass should be full to the top, and top with soda water. Stir gently to combine and garnish with a sprig of flowers.
*40% Alc./Vol. (80 Proof).