The best cocktails for #NationalTeaDay
Time to up your tea game... with booze
Happy #NationalTeaDay! You’ve probably seen the meme for these crazy times, the one saying the only important times in the day are now Coffee Time and Wine Time. But you can’t be doing that on National Tea Day of all days. Today, like many other days, we’re celebrating tea from sunrise to sunset. These delicious tea cocktails are probably best saved for after 5pm…
Iced tea cocktail recipes to take your brew to the next level
Conker Iced Tea Royal
35ml Conker Dorset Dry Gin
105ml Earl Grey tea
Dash of lemon juice
1/2 tsp sugar
Slice of lemon to garnish
Brew Earl Grey tea and allow to cool. Fill tumbler with ice and add gin. Top up with cooled Earl Grey tea and add a dash of lemon juice and sugar to taste.
Strawberry Iced Tea
35ml Hernö Old Tom Gin
75ml Strawberry Tea
Garnish with strawberries and a slice of lime
Brew strawberry tea and allow to cool. Add Hernö Old Tom Gin to a martini glass with some crushed ice. Top up with the cooled strawberry tea and garnish with additional strawberries and a slice of lime.
Goslings Iced Tea Rum Punch (Jug)
150ml Goslings Black Seal Rum
100ml Lime Juice
100ml Pineapple Juice
50ml Lemon juice
100ml Simple Syrup
400ml Freshly Brewed Black Tea
4 drops of The Bitter Truth – Old Time Aromatic Bitters
Brew black tea and allow to cool. To a jug, add all the other ingredients and stir. Garnish with lime and pineapple and serve.
Cassis or Framboise Iced Tea Spritz
50ml British Cassis
120ml Green Tea
35ml Lime juice
Brew green tea and allow to cool. Add the British Cassis or Framboise to a bulbous glass and fill with ice. Add the dash of lime and top up with soda water. Garnish with blackcurrants and blackberries for the Cassis, and strawberries and raspberries for the Framboise.