Thursday, June 25, 2009

Tea recipes (cocktails)

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Hot Tea Grog

A spicy tea drink with cloves, rum and cognac. The brewed clove flavor and dark rum make this a bit of an exotic-tasting cocktail that is a big change from your same old drinks.Serve and Enjoy.

Ingredients:

1 oz cognac
1 oz dark rum
1 cup brewed tea
Several cloves
1/2 tsp honey
Pinch of nutmeg

Preparation:

Heat tea and other ingredients together in a saucepan. Serve hot with a cinnamon stick.Serve and Enjoy.


Irish Tea

There's Irish coffee, so why not Irish tea? And yes, it's just as simple with just some freshly brewed hot tea and a shot of good Irish whiskey.

Ingredients:

1 tbs loose tea, or 1 tea bag
1 oz whiskey
1 oz milk or cream
1 tsp sugar

Preparation:

Brew tea in hot water for 3-5 minutes, then strain out tea. Add whiskey and other ingredients, then serve and Enjoy.

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Jeager Tea

A simple cocktail with Schnapps, rum and a bit of orange juice. Though most of the flavor comes from the Schnapps and rum, you can really taste the addition of the black tea.Serve and Enjoy

Ingredients:

3 oz Schnapps
3 oz rum
6 oz water
Juice from one orange
1 tea bag (black)

Preparation:

Heat ingredients together in a saucepan until boiling. Let simmer for 5 minutes, and serve. Sugar to taste. Serve and Enjoy


Gluhwein

A holiday favorite, mulled tea with red wine. A bit of spicy cloves and cinnamon make this a very sophisticated hot tea cocktail. An alternative to mulled cider.

Ingredients:

250 ml strong tea
75 ml sugar
500 ml red wine
5 ml ground cloves
1 cinnamon stick
Rind of 1 lemon

Preparation:

Boil the tea, lemon rind, sugar, cinnamon and cloves together until the sugar dissolves. Add the red wine and bring to a boil. Strain out cinnamon stick and the rind. You may need to add more sugar, to taste. Serve with a slice of lemon. Serve and Enjoy


Enjoy!!!

2 comments:

Evil Lily said...

I used to drink Gluhwein during the cold months in Germany. Thank you for the recipe. Now I have a bit of nostalgia!

Sully The Uncanny said...

You are welcome dear,I love Gluhwein too,warms the heart.

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