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Tea Infused Ginger Cocktail

by James Stevenson

I love tea infused cocktails especially when bourbon is involved. The recipe today highlights ginger tea which mixes so well with the bourbon and Drambuie. I decided to use the Scottish liqueur Drambuie which is made from whiskey, heather honey, spices, and herbs. This was a good pick because the honey flavor adds herbal sweetness to the cocktail without having to add any additional sweeteners.

, Tea Infused Ginger Cocktail

Of course, ginger always goes well with bourbon but the tea is more subtle than your typical ginger ale or ginger beer. I loved the mellow flavor and spiciness of the ginger tea. This is a great recipe to turn into a bourbon ginger punch especially if you are looking for something that does not have carbonation. The tea can be brewed ahead of time and boom just like that you have a tea cocktail punch! If you are looking for a hassle free craft cocktail try this tea infused ginger spice. Love ginger and bourbon? You will love ginger tea and bourbon even more!

, Tea Infused Ginger Cocktail

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 ounces of bourbon
  • ½ ounces of Drambuie
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 1 ginger tea bag
  • 4 ounces of boiling water
  • 1 cup of ice

Garnish: candied ginger

Instructions:

  1. In a large mug add the tea bag and the 4 ounces of boiling water.
  2. Let the tea bag steep for 5 minutes then discard the tea bags. Let the tea cool.
  3. Add the tea, bourbon, Drambuie, lemon juice, and ice to a cocktail shaker.
  4. Shake for 20 seconds until mixed and chilled.
  5. Strain into serving glass
  6. Garnish with candied ginger

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