If you're a tea enthusiast and enjoy sipping spirits, it's time to mix them and create something extra special. Tea cocktails are a delightful way to enjoy a healthy drink with a twist of fun. From sweet to spicy blends, different tea varieties can add depth and unique flavours to classic or new spirits. In this blog post, we'll explore some creative and delicious recipes to mix tea and spirits for your next adventurous night.
Classic cocktail with a twist Try this Boston Tea Party Cocktail, a classic bourbon and honey cocktail with homemade tea syrup. Mix 1 cup lightly packed tea leaves, 1 cup sugar, and 1 cup water in a saucepan. Simmer for 10 minutes and strain. Then mix 2 oz bourbon, 1 oz lemon juice, 1 oz tea syrup, and ice in a cocktail shaker. Strain and serve in a rocks glass. This cocktail is sweet, smoky, and perfect for a relaxed night.
Herbal infusion with gin For a refreshing and herbaceous cocktail, infuse gin with Organic Chamomile Lemongrass tea. In a mason jar, add 2 oz gin, 1 tbsp honey, and 1 chamomile tea bag. Seal, shake, and let it sit for 30 minutes. Then pour the mixture into a shaker over ice with 1 oz lemon juice. Strain and garnish with a lemon twist. This cocktail has a subtle floral flavour and a lemony finish, perfect for a summer evening.
Fruity and herbal
For a fruity and herbal cocktail, mix Organic Elderberry Hibiscus Tea with rum and berries. Brew 1 cup of hibiscus tea and let it cool. In a shaker over ice, mix 2 oz white rum, 1 oz hibiscus tea, 1 oz lemon juice, 1 oz maple syrup, and 2-3 fresh raspberries. Shake and strain into a glass with ice. Garnish with raspberries and a mint sprig. This cocktail has a sweet but tangy flavour with a hint of floral and berries.
Non-alcoholic tea mocktail
For a non-alcoholic tea mocktail, mix green tea with fresh herbs and fruits. Brew 1 cup of green tea and let it cool. In a glass with ice, mix 1 oz honey syrup (mix 1 cup honey with 1 cup water), 1 oz green tea, a few sliced lemons, and a few fresh mint leaves. Stir and garnish with lemon wedges and mint sprigs. This mocktail is a refreshing, healthy, and flavourful drink.