The Phoenix Color-Changing Cocktail

Back in 2017, when we moved into our new HQ in Hanover, PA we hosted an open house to celebrate the new digs. An open house is never complete without a signature cocktail, and so 'The Phoenix Cocktail' was born. We've kept the recipe secret ever since. Until now! Read on so you too can enjoy this fun drink. 

Please review the testing and safety tips first:

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Now, on to the delicious recipe.


  • Vodka, 45 mL 
  • Butterfly Pea Flower Tea*, 5 mL
  • Lemon, pH 2
  • H₂O Sample

*The tea is the star ingredient in this recipe. You can find it online. It's also known as Blue Tea and is a caffeine-free herbal tea.

For the mocktail version, skip step 3. This tea is pretty tasty on its own. 


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Tasty Tips:

  • Properly cool your sample before mixing. 
  • Use a white background to see color changes.