There’s nothing we like better than a cuppa—except, perhaps, a tea-based cocktail. From a chai-spiced bourbon toddy to chilled orange pekoe spiked with rum, apricot liqueur, and lemon, we’ve compiled 8 delightful drinks made with tea.
Su jung kwa is a traditional Korean tea made from cinnamon, ginger, spices, sweet dried dates, and pine nuts that’s commonly served as an after-dinner drink or dessert. Rye whiskey gives the drink an untraditional kick.
Hot Chai Toddy
Adding spiced black chai to a traditional hot toddy creates a warming, deeply-spiced, pleasantly tannic drink.
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Rock & Rye & Rum Punch
This throat-warming punch is a sophisticated take on the old-timey cold-season cure of tea dosed with Rock and Rye cordial.
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This surprisingly balanced cocktail offers up layers of fruit, spice, and sweetness, with a hint of vanilla from the rum.
See the recipe for Apricot Blossom »
Back Porch Tea
Fresh-brewed iced tea gets a boost from gin and fresh fruit in this not-too-sweet cocktail, a drink tailor-made for the very hottest days of summer.
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This tea-infused champagne punch makes an elegant centerpiece for any festive occasion.
Get the recipe for Regent’s Punch »
Canelazo Ecuadorian Tea Cocktail
Birds and Bees