Black Friday is a great time to relax and unwind with a special cocktail after a long day of shopping or a holiday meal. Here's a delightful Black Friday Tea Cocktail recipe that combines the soothing flavors of tea with a hint of alcohol for that extra kick. This recipe is for one serving.
- 1 Fog Horn Grey tea or Beach House Teas English Breakfast tea
- 1/2 cup boiling water
- 1 1/2 oz (45 ml) bourbon
- 1/2 oz (15 ml) simple syrup (adjust to taste)
- 1/2 oz (15 ml) lemon juice
- Lemon wheel or twist for garnish
- Fresh mint sprig for garnish
Begin by steeping the black tea bag in half a cup of boiling water for about 3-4 minutes. You can adjust the steeping time to your preference to make the tea stronger or milder.
Remove the tea bag and let the tea cool to room temperature. You can speed up this process by placing it in the fridge.
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
Add the bourbon, simple syrup, and lemon juice to the shaker.
Pour in the cooled black tea.
Put the lid on the shaker and shake well to combine the ingredients.
Strain the cocktail into a rocks glass filled with ice.
Garnish with a lemon wheel or twist and a fresh mint sprig for an added touch of freshness and aroma.
Serve and enjoy your Black Friday Tea Cocktail responsibly!
This cocktail is a perfect blend of warmth and comfort from the tea, a touch of sweetness from the simple syrup, and the delightful kick of bourbon. It's a great way to unwind and treat yourself after a long day of shopping or festivities. Cheers!