Monsoon Coast Chai-Tini

December 04, 2019

Monsoon Coast Chai-Tini

We're doing a December Advent Calendar, counting down amazing local products until Christmas. Not only do all of our items make great gifts, AND you have a chance to win the whole set (check out our contest), we're working to pair a recipe with each day!


Well Seasoned Advent Day 4 Feature Item: Monsoon Coast Railway Chai. Monsoon Coast Railway Chai is a great gift for a host/hostess or the tea lover on your gift list. The small company, located on Salt Spring Island, makes traditional Indian Spices accessible to western palates. Their chai mixtures will transport your taste buds away to Central India while you enjoy an aromatic cup.

Today's feature recipe is spicy cocktail that will delight you and your guests this holiday season.


  • 2 tsp Railway Chai*
  • 1 oz Vodka
  • ½ oz Vanilla Vodka
  • ½ oz Triple Sec
  • Crushed ice
  • Garnish: 1 whole star anise or cinnamon stick*
    • *Available from Well Seasoned


  1. Place the Railway Chai spices into a martini shaker and pound with a muddler (or crush with a mortar and pestle).
  2. Add vodka, vanilla vodka and Triple Sec let rest for 3 minutes to infuse the flavours.
  3. Add the crushed ice and shake until really cold (our rule is 40 times). Use a small strainer and pour into a chilled martini glass.
  4. Garnish with a whole star anise or cinnamon stick.

Prep Time:

10 Minutes

Cook time:

0 Minutes

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