Tea time with a twist – Cocktails using tea!

Tea is ultimately a classic British drink but why not make it into something very different – how about cocktails using tea?! Yes you heard it right tea! Summer is most definitely here and this beautiful weather calls for cocktail time (In your garden of course!) Celebrating National Tea Day (21st April) Hungry Communications have concocted some beautifully creative rainbow cocktails using some of Britain’s favourite tipples.

We’re lucky enough to be able to share all of their recipies with you, trust us when we say – we will be trying all of them!

Conker Iced Tea Royal

Conker Ice Tea Royal Cocktail
  • 35ml Conker Dorset Dry Gin
  • 105ml Earl Grey tea
  • Dash of lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • Slice of lemon to garnish
  • Ice

Method

  1. Brew Earl Grey tea and allow to cool
  2. Fill tumbler with ice and add gin
  3. Top up with cooled Earl Grey tea and add a dash of lemon juice and sugar to taste.

Strawberry Iced Tea

Strawberry Iced Tea Cocktail
Strawberry Iced Tea Cocktail
  • 35ml Hernö Old Tom Gin
  • 75ml Strawberry Tea
  • Garnish with strawberries and a slice of lime
  • Crushed Ice

Method

  1. Brew strawberry tea and allow to cool
  2. Add Hernö Old Tom Gin to a martini glass with some crushed ice
  3. Top up with the cooled strawberry tea and garnish with additional strawberries and a slice of lime

Goslings Iced Tea Rum Punch (Jug)

Iced Tea Rum Punch
Iced Tea Rum Punch
Iced Tea Rum Punch Cocktail 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
  • Ice

Method

  1. Brew black tea and allow to cool
  2. To a jug, add all the other ingredients and stir
  3. Garnish with lime and pineapple and serve.

Cassis Iced Tea Spritz

Cassis Ice Tea Spritz Cocktail
Cassis Icea Tea Spritz Cocktail
  • 50ml British Cassis
  • 120ml Green Tea
  • 35ml Lime juice
  • Soda Water
  • Ice

Method

  1. Brew green tea and allow to cool
  2. Add the British Cassis to a bulbous glass and fill with ice
  3. Add the dash of Lime and top up with soda water
  4. Garnish with blackcurrants and blackberries

Framboise Iced Tea Spritz

Framboise Ice Tea Spritz Cocktail
Cassis Icea Tea Spritz Cocktail
  • 50ml British Framboise
  • 120ml Green tea
  • 35ml Lime Juice
  • Soda Water
  • Ice

Method

  1. Brew green tea and allow to cool
  2. Add the British Framboise to a bulbous glass and fill with ice
  3. Add the lime juice and top up with soda water
  4. Garnish with Strawberries and raspberries.

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