How to make boozy & refreshing iced tea cocktails

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As we write this, we’re in the middle of a too-hot-to-handle heat wave. In our experience, the best way to cool down is to find some shade and sip back a tall glass spiked iced tea.

These are our favourite recipes to date. Each starts with a tea concentrate that’s really easy to make. Cheers to summer & happy sipping.

HOW TO MAKE TEA CONCENTRATE

Ingredients 

  • 4 Perfect Spoons of tea 
  • 1 cup of water 

Instructions 

  1. In a steeper, add 4 Perfect Spoons of tea to 1 cup of water at 95°C / 200°F & steep for 5 minutes. 
  2. Then strain into a measuring cup & discard tea leaves.
  3. Allow to cool to room temperature.

CLASSIC LYCHEE BELLINI

Ingredients

  • 2 oz (1/4 cup) of Lychee Bellini concentrate
  • 4 oz (1/2 cup) of prosecco 
  • Lychee

Instructions 

  1. In a champagne flute or wine glass, add 2 oz (1/4 cup) of tea concentrate and 4 oz (1/2 cup) of prosecco
  2. Garnish with lychee 

BAHAMA MAMA 

Ingredients

  • ½ oz (1 tbsp) dark rum 
  • ½ oz (1 tbsp) orange liqueur 
  • ¼ oz (1/2 tbsp) coconut liqueur 
  • 2 oz (1/4 cup) orange juice 
  • 4 oz (1/2 cup) of Bahama Mama concentrate  
  • Ice 
  • Pineapple & orange slices  

Instructions

  1. Fill a glass with ice, then add dark rum, orange & coconut liqueur, orange juice and tea 
  2. Garnish with pineapple & orange slices  

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