A versatile cocktail with flavors spanning from the apéritif to the nightcap.
- Fill a highball or Collins glass two thirds full with ice
- Stir to chill the glass, then drain off any water
- Pour the tea, St-Germain, and whiskey into the glass and stir gently to combine
- Pour soda water down the side of the glass so as to retain carbonation
- Add ice and top with a final splash of soda water
- Express the lemon peel, then discard
- Garnish with the fresh bay leaf