A dirty chai martini naturally sweetened with maple and balanced with a pinch of pink Himalayan salt. Made creamy with almond milk for a vegan cocktail. #dirtychaimartini #dirtychai #espressomartini

Dirty Chai Martini with Maple and Pink Himalayan Salt

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 cocktails


  • 4 chai tea bags
  • 1 cup filtered water
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon pink Himalayan salt
  • 2 ounces espresso
  • 1 cup plant-based milk
  • 4 ounces vodka
  • handful ice
  • star anise garnish


  • Heat the water to almost boiling and steep the tea for 4 minutes. Discard the tea bags, and add in the maple syrup and salt. Stir to combine and set to the side to cool.
  • Meanwhile make 2 ounces of espresso and set that aside to cool.
  • Combine in a shaker the cooled chai, espresso, milk, vodka and ice.
  • Strain into 4 martini glasses, and garnish with star anise.