Sip In Style: Boozy Iced Tea Cocktails To Try

 Boozy Iced Tea

Iced tea cocktails offer a delightful blend of refreshing flavours and spirits, perfect for sunny days. From sweet tea with a boozy twist to elegant tea martinis, these cocktails add a unique spin to traditional iced tea. You can enhance any iced tea recipe with seasonal fruits like peaches, berries, or citrus, and a touch of muddled herbs like basil or mint for added freshness. A splash of your favourite liquor transforms it into a thirst-quenching iced tea cocktail. Whether you prefer green tea, black tea, or floral blends like Earl Grey, there's a perfect liquor pairing for every tea lover's taste. Cheers to Tea sipping!

Burbon tea

Bourbon Tea 

There are occasions when simplicity is desired, yet you aim to leave a lasting impression on loved ones. During such moments, consider this easy bourbon-infused tea, especially ideal for those sunny summer days when you crave a delightful yet uncomplicated beverage to share with family and friends.

Recipe

  • 44 ml bourbon whiskey
  • 15 ml limoncello
  • 118 ml iced tea, freshly brewed
  • Lemon wheel or wedge, for garnish

Method :

Combine the bourbon and limoncello in a double old-fashioned glass. Put some ice in a glass and fill it with iced tea. Garnish with a lemon wedge and Enjoy!

Peach Tea

Peach Tea 

On a scorching summer day, little can beat the cool, sweet embrace of iced tea. Elevate it by infusing Canadian whisky and peach liqueur for a refreshingly simple yet delectable concoction, ideal for gatherings or laid-back moments with friends.

Recipe 

  • 30 ml Canadian whisky
  • 30 ml peach liqueur
  • 118 ml unsweetened iced tea, chilled
  • Lemon wedge, for garnish
  • Peach slices, for garnish

Method 

Pour the peach liquor and Canadian whisky into a highball glass that has been filled with ice. Incorporate the iced tea by adding it on top and stirring it for a short time. Enjoy with a piece of lemon and some fresh peach slices on top.

Mango Iced Tea Cocktail

Mango Iced Tea Cocktail 

In this fantastic recipe for mango-infused iced tea with a spirited kick, rum and whiskey unite beautifully. The fruity essence is provided by rum, complemented by the velvety notes of Canadian whiskey. Unlike traditional tea mixed drinks, this concoction incorporates real tea, promising a delightful, quick cherished summer cocktail.

Recipe 

  • 30 ml Canadian whisky
  • 30 ml mango rum
  • 118 ml chilled iced tea
  • Lemon wedge, for garnish

Method 

In a highball glass filled with ice, pour the whiskey and rum. Add iced tea to the top. Give it a quick stir for mixing. Finish by adorning it with a lemon wedge. Sip and enjoy.

Ginger Tea

Ginger Tea

Cognac and green tea go well together, and they really shine in the ginger tea recipe. To make it taste even better, mix fresh ginger and mint with plain simple syrup to start. If you love this combination, add mint and ginger to your simple syrup to make it taste better and last longer.

Recipe-

  • 3 pieces fresh ginger
  • 4 mint leaves, divided
  • 15 ml simple syrup
  • 30 ml cognac
  • 59 ml freshly brewed green tea, chilled

Method 

Mix the ginger, three mint leaves, and simple syrup very well in a mixing glass. Mix some more after adding the cognac and fresh tea. Pour the mixture through a strainer into a classic glass that has been filled with fresh ice. Put a mint leaf on top. Serve and have fun.

Tea Tini

Tea Tini 

Martini-based drinks provide an ideal base for incorporating tea. Among these, the uncomplicated tea tini stands out. Essentially, it's a blend of shaken vodka, tea, and lemon juice presented in a martini glass. Its elegance and straightforwardness invite creative variations to suit your preferences.

Recipe

  • Granulated sugar, for optional rim
  • 44 ml vodka
  • 30 ml  chilled tea
  • 7 ml freshly squeezed lemon juice, to more taste
  • 1 tsp honey, or simple syrup, to taste
  • Lemon wedge or wheel, for garnish

Method 

If desired, sugar-coat the rim of a cocktail glass by running a lemon wedge around it and dipping it into a small container of sugar. Remove any excess sugar over the sink. In an ice-filled cocktail shaker, combine vodka, cold tea, lemon juice, and honey. Shake thoroughly. Pour into the prepared glass or a chilled cocktail glass. Add a lemon wedge or slice as a garnish. Serve and relish.

You have a variety of alcoholic beverages to experiment with when mixing with tea for iced tea cocktails. Vodka, gin, bourbon, and rum all make excellent choices to spike your iced tea. Don't hesitate to craft multiple versions to discover your personal preference.