Tea Cocktails: Delicious adult Beverages for an Unforgettable Evening
Is it time for tea?
The indulgence of tea is not just something enjoyed by the British. In fact, people around the world drink tea on a daily basis. With so many types of tea available, it is difficult not to be in love with these precious leaves.
Have you ever considered trying to mix up your teas with other ingredients to create some amazing cocktails? Well you’re in luck! We have compiled a short list of some of the best tea cocktails that are available.
Who says that your tea has to be plain?
Chai Tea Cocktail
This one goes out to all of you Fall lovers. This tea is perfect for those cooler nights after you’ve enjoyed a nice meal. Curl up to this scrumptious tea this season. This makes you two cocktails.
Combine 1.5 cups vanilla almond milk, 1 cup of sweetened liquid chai tea concentrate, and 2 oz. of maple flavored whiskey into a shaker and mix vigorously.
Pour into two cups and a cinnamon stick to each one. Enjoy!
Hibiscus Margarita Cocktail
Say hello to the sweet taste of this tangy margarita! If you’re into a drink that has a Mexican flair, then pair this cocktail with your favorite tacos. The recipe is good for 4 margaritas.
Take 6 cups of purified water and bring to a boil. After boiling, add in 1.5 cups of hibiscus tea leaves and allow it to steep for about 35 minutes. Strain the tea leaves, then add up 1 cup of honey. Sweeten it to your liking.
Next, combine about 12 ice cubes, the juice from 2 limes, and 4 oz. of your favorite tequila to either a blender or a cocktail shaker. Mix well and then add agave nectar to taste. We recommend about 1.5 tablespoons.
Pour into 4 glasses and add salt around the rim. Enjoy!
Iced Peach Tea Cocktail
Calling all your iced tea lovers! While I’ve always enjoyed peach iced tea, this cocktail definitely adds a little zest to the popular beverage. Although this doesn’t have any actual tea leaves, we wanted to include it in his tea cocktail line up because it’s delicious and simple to make.
Simply combine a cup unsweetened peach tea, 2 oz. of either regular vodka or peach flavored Vodka, and a packet of stevia and a few mint leaves, shake well, and feel free to garnish with a few slices of peaches.
Honey and Chamomile Whiskey Cocktail
Talk about an eye opener! This cocktail is mild, but will definitely have you feeling a bit more refreshed from the addition of the whiskey.
Bring 2 ½ cups of water to a boil. Add 3 chamomile tea bags and allow to steep for at least 15 minutes. After steeping, remove tea bags and add a couple of slices orange and lemons. Put all ingredients into a cocktail shaker and add 2 oz. of whiskey to the mixture. Don’t forget to add honey to taste, about 2.5 tablespoons.