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The Boxer & The Blacksmith Cocktail

All of the heat and smoke of a blacksmith with the knockout punch of a boxer. This complex yet simply delicious cocktail is a wonderful accomplice to Edie Cay’s Feminist Regency Romance, The Boxer and The Blacksmith. I highly recommend both! 

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The Boxer and The Blacksmith

All the heat and smoke of a blacksmith with the KO punch of a feminist boxer.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
freezing time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 25 mins
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 21+
Servings: 1
Calories: 118kcal


  • large cube ice molds


Iced Tea Cubes

  • 16 oz water
  • 2 blueberry tea bags

Honey and Charred Orange Simple Syrup

  • 1 orange sliced into discs
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup water


  • 2 oz gin
  • 3 oz club soda
  • 1 oz honey and charred orange simple syrup
  • 1 Iced Tea Cube


Iced Tea Cube

  • Bring the water to a simmer then steep the tea for 3-5 minutes.
  • Pour into large cube molds and freeze.

Honey and Charred Orange Simple Syrup

  • Heat orange slices over high heat in a cast iron skillet. Let char on both sides.
  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, add the honey, water and charred oranges.
  • Stir until the honey dissolves, about 3 minutes.
  • Strain syrup into a small jar. Let cool to room temperature.


  • Pour gin, soda and syrup into a tumbler. Add the iced tea cube and enjoy!


Calories: 118kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 54mg | Potassium: 472mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 295IU | Vitamin C: 73mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 1mg

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