Thursday, June 25, 2009

Tea recipes (cocktails)


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.


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


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.


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


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


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


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


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


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.


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


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



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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